from Death & Co

  • 2 ounces Van Oosten Batavia Arrack
  • .75 ounce Lime Juice
  • .75 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Pomegranate Molasses
  • 6-8 leaves of Mint
  • 1 leaf Mint (Garnish)

Short shake all the ingredients, then double strain into a coupe. Garnish with the mint leaf.

PHIL WARD, 2008 When we first got Batavia arrack, nobody wanted to mess with it. I was determined to use it as a base spirit, though, so I mixed it with a spoonful of pomegranate molasses, which works micacles. —PW