Next Up... Sugar!
- 2 oz Plantation 3-Star Rum
- ½ oz Ginger Syrup *
- ½ oz Fresh-squeezed Lime Juice
- 1 ½ oz Sugar Cane Juice **
- 1 Bunch Thai Basil
* To make Ginger Syrup: In a saucepan over heat, dissolve 1 part granulated white sugar into 1 part ginger juice. Cool and use, or refrigerate for up to 3 weeks.
** Look for fresh sugar cane juice in Hispanic and specialty grocers; or try this product available in Target.
Combine all liquid ingredients in a shaker tin, and shake over ice until chilled. Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a large bunch of fresh Thai Basil.
HAI HAI serves up southeast Asian street food and cocktails in a tropical setting. HAI HAI means two two in Vietnamese - a nod to the building's past life as the infamous 22nd Avenue Station (aka Deuce Deuce), a dive bar & strip club.