Tarragon not your thing? Try it again in this creme de cassis spiked variation of a Daiquiri. That subtle herbal touch is just what this sweet-tart cocktail needs to make it a fine sipper.
2 oz. Oronoco white rum
1 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 oz. G.E. Massenez Creme de Cassis
8 tarragon leaves
How to Mix
In the bottom of your shaker, add the tarragon leaves and lime juice.
Lightly crush with a muddler.
Add ice 2/3 up the shaker.
Pour in rum and creme de cassis.
Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe.
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