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Maracuja Mosquito Cocktail

Exotic ingredients are available almost anywhere these days. Because of this, getting creative with your own cocktail creations is easy and fun. The Maracuja Mosquito, created by Charlotte Voisey, is a great example of how to take a classic cocktail, like the mojito, and add your own twist to make something new.
Ingredients
  Hendrick's gin 1 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce
  Basil leaves 10 (Divided, 2 for garnish)
  Fresh lime juice 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce
  Simple syrup 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce
  Passion fruit juice 1 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce
  Chartreuse liqueur 1⁄4 Fluid Ounce (Green one)
  Passion fruit 1⁄2 , seeds scooped and rest discarded (For Garnish)
Directions

MAKING

1. Take gin, basil leaves, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, passion fruit juice and chartreuse green liqueur in a mixing glass. Drop in some ice.

2. Shake the cocktail in a shaker.

3. Strain it into a cocktail glass filled with fresh ice.

SERVING

4. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and seeds of passion fruit and serve.

Things You Will Need
Cocktail Glass
Mixing Glass
Shaker
Strainer

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Cuisine: 
Colombian
Drink: 
Cocktail, Gin
Interest: 
Party, Exotic
Taste: 
Sweet
Ingredient: 
Passion Fruit
Method: 
Mixing
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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