Recipes

Recipes

If you can’t get to us in time for sunset, why not bring a little bit of Basil’s to you with these iconic recipes. 

Spicy Margarita

For the drink

50ml Casamigos Blanco tequila
25ml triple sec
15ml fresh lime juice
1 pickled jalapeno sliced
1 tsp Vincy hot sauce
Salt rim

 

Method

Mix all ingredients, and shake with sliced jalapenos on ice, strain into a tall glass with a salted rim.

Garnish with a salted rim and a lime wedge on the top

 

Bartender tip!

Instead of shaking, blend the whole drink with ice for a slushee margarita instead!

 

Pina Colada

Pina Colada

For the drink

50ml bacardi
75ml coconut milk
75ml pineapple juice
25ml malibu

 

Garnish

1 slice of pineapple
1 paper straw
1 cocktail umbrella

 

Method

Add all ingredients into a blender with handful of ice and blitz until smooth, pour into cocktail glass

 

To Garnish

Stick a slice of fresh pineapple on the side of your glass, pop up your cocktail umbrella and enjoy!

Ginger & Cucumber Mojito

Simple syrup (batch)

200g white sugar
200g water

 

For the drink

60ml Bacardi Ocho rum (or rum of your choice)
25ml simple syrup
mint leaves
lime wedge
sliced cucumber
peeled and sliced ginger
soda water

 

Garnish

mint leaves
cucumber wedge

 

Method

Simple Syrup (Batch)
Place sugar and water in a pot on the stove. Bring to a simmer and whisk for a moment, remove from heat and leave to cool.

Ginger and Cucumber Mojito

In a cup or shaker place lime, cucumber, ginger, mint leaves and rum then using a spoon or bar muddler smash all ingrients around the base to release their flavours and juices into the liquor. Pour into glass, add simple syrup, top up with soda and give a final mix.


To Garnish

save one slice of cucumber and slide it onto the edge of your glass, next to a sprig of mint.

Cucumber and Ginger Mojito

Watermelon Delight

Watermelon Delight

Ingredients

Simple syrup (batch)

200g white sugar

200g water

 



For the drink

120g fresh watermelon

60ml rum

4 mint leaves

10ml sugar syrup




 

Garnish

Slice of watermelon


Sprig of mint


 

Method

Simple Syrup


Place sugar and water in a pot on the stove.

Bring to a simmer and whisk for a moment, remove from heat and leave to cool. 


 

Watermelon Deligh
t

Mix together all ingredients in a blender with a handful of ice cubes.

Blend until smooth


 

To Garnish


Stick a slice of watermelon and a bit of mint on the edge of the glass and Enjoy.

 

Basil's Rum Punch

Basils Rum Punch

Ingredients

Simple syrup(batch)

200g white sugar

200g water



For the drink

100ml water

200ml orange juice

150ml pineapple juice

100ml dark rum (anything 40% ABV)

100ml strong rum (wray and nephew / sunset / bacardi 151) anything over 70% ABV)

50ml grenadine

50ml sugar syrup

50ml lime juice



Garnish

any fresh fruits

1 paper straw
1 ground nutmeg


Method

Simple Syrup


Place sugar and water in a pot on the stove. Bring to a simmer and whisk for a moment, remove from heat and leave to cool. 


 

Basils Rum Punch


Mix together all ingredients, taste and add any extra sugar or lime juice or some additional water if it is too strong. Pour over ice in a tall glass.


 

To Garnish


Garnish with any fruit slices and using the fine part of a grater or microplane shave some fresh nutmeg over the top of your drink

 


Make sure you are using a paper or reusable straw and enjoy!

 

Make a Daquari like Delly

dellys daquari
dellys daquari

Ingredients

Simple vanilla syrup(batch)

200g white sugar

200g water

1 vanilla bean split & scraped (or vanilla essence/ extract)


For the drink


75ml Passionfruit juice


50ml Bacardi Ocho rum (or rum of your choice)


25ml Vanilla syrup
ice


Lime (optional)


Garnish
:1 passionfruit
, 1 paper straw



 

Method

Simple Vanilla Syrup(Batch)


Place sugar, water and vanilla bean in a pot on the stove. Bring to a simmer and whisk for a moment, remove from heat & leave to cool. If using vanilla essence you should add it once the heat is turned off.

 

Dellys Daquiri


In a blender or nutribullet add passionfruit juice, rum and vanilla syrup, top up with ice. Blend until smooth, taste and pour into glass. You may wish to add more sugar or a squeeze of lime juice if you want something that feels less sweet.

 

To Garnish
, cut a passionfruit in half, scrape the seeds and fruit out and onto the top of your cocktail. Make sure you are using a paper or reusable straw and enjoy!

 

Bartender tip!


The simple syrup recipe can be used to make a whole range of different flavour enhancers for your cocktails, try adding herbs, chillies, spices such as peppercorns or cardamom, lemon or even some crispy bacon. Add them when you are cooking the syrup and leave to infuse overnight.

Hurricane David

A powerful drink paying tribute to a powerful storm

 

1oz strong white rum (sunset / wray & newphew)
1oz vodka
1oz dark rum
½ oz Kahlua
½ oz lime juice
½ oz sugar syrup

 

Shaken and served on ice with lime wedge & local Mustique floral garnish.

 

Enjoy, and mind how you go!

 

As featured in:
Summer’s top 10 cocktails – and where to sip them

Christopher Ross, CNN Travel, August 2018

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