Mint sprig bouquet
How to make:
Lightly MUDDLE (just to bruise) mint in base of mixing glass. Add other ingredients, STIR with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.
|8 fresh||Mint leaves|
|1 fl oz||Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum|
|1 fl oz||Cynar or other carciofo amaro|
|1/4 fl oz||Green Chartreuse liqueur|
|1/4 fl oz||Demerara/Muscovado/brown sugar syrup (2 sugar:1 water)|
|1/6 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
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A bittersweet cocktail that's best enjoyed as an aperitivo.
Adapted from a recipe created in 2008 by Kyle Davidson at The Violet Hour, Chicago, USA. As for the name, say it again while remembering that this recipe includes Cynar, a liqueur flavoured with artichoke leaves.
One serving of Art of Choke contains 162 calories.