Rubbing the inside of the martini glass with lemongrass gives this drink a fantastic herbal-lemon aroma.

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  • 1 lemongrass stalk, halved crosswise—bottom half smashed, top half reserved for garnish
  • Ice
  • 1 2/3 ounces Cognac
  • 2/3 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 2/3 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 2 basil leaves, smacked

How to make this recipe

  1. Gently rub the inside of a chilled martini glass with the smashed lemongrass and discard. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and shake well. Strain into the prepared martini glass and garnish with the lemongrass top.

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