The Green Mile

from Death & Co

  • 2 ounces Barbancourt White Rum
  • .5 ounce Green Chartreuse
  • 2 dashes Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe
  • .75 ounce Lime Juice
  • .5 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 4 leaves of Thai Basil
  • 1 leaf Thai Basil (Garnish)

Shake all the ingredients with ice, then double strain into a coupe. Garnish with the basil leaf.

PHIL WARD, 2008 I borrowed the template for this drink—liquor, Chartreuse, citrus juice, and simple syrup—from the Daisy de Santiago cocktail in Charles H. Baker's The Gentleman's Companion. It's a very versatile ratio that I've used for a bunch of drinks.—PW