Gingito (Dominican Republic)

January 18th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

Another sweet and peppery addition to the mix. Ginger and basil combine well in this deep dark powerful vixen of a drink!

Makes one drink


2 ounces ginger black pepper infused dark rum, recipe below
1 ounce ginger red basil cinnamon syrup, recipe below
1 ounce lime juice
Ginger, clove, black pepper bitters
Lime peel, for garnish


Combine all items in a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a martini style glass and place a few drops of the ginger, clove, black pepper bitters on top. Garnish with a lime peel.

Ginger, Black Pepper Rum

Makes 4 cups


½ cup ginger, peeled and sliced
1 tablespoon cracked black peppercorns
4 cups Dark Rum


Spice all ingredients in a quart container and let infuse about 5-7 days. 5 days for less spicy, 7 days for spicier.

Ginger Red Basil Cinnamon Syrup

Makes 1 cup


½ cup water
½ cup sugar
½ cup ginger, sliced
½ cup red basil
3 cinnamon sticks


In a medium sauce pan place all ingredients. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer, let simmer for about 5 minutes. Let cool and strain.

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