Rhett’s Ransom

1 drink

Justine Bassani, Mamas Boy Southern Table & Refuge, Norwalk, CT; Contest - Flavor Your Way 2014

    • 2 oz. Rye Whiskey
    • 2 oz. The Perfect Purée Apricot Puree, thawed
    • Basil Sinker
    • 1 sprig micro-basil (garnish)
Fill Old Fashioned glass with ice, Apricot Puree and Rye Whiskey. Add all ingredients to shaker and shake vigorously. Pour back into glass. Pour the Basil sinker mixture down the center of the drink. It will sink and make a beautiful layered look and a stoppable flavor balance. Garnish with a sprig of Micro-Basil and/or a twist of fresh black pepper
For the Basil Sinker:
    • 1 oz. The Perfect Purée Thai Basil & Black Pepper blend, thawed
    • 6 blanched Basil leaves
Method for the Basil Sinker:
Put these two in a high speed blender.