Just as Avila is the spirit of Morelos, The Cuernavaca is its’ signature cocktail, named after the state’s capital. Created by Christian Rubio, Morelos native and owner of the city’s finest cocktail bar, Pichirilo.
1.5oz EL POPO
0.75 lime juice
8 basil leaves
.5oz agave nectar
4 drops Peychaud’s bitters
Top w/ ginger beer
Lightly muddle the basil in a tin. Add all other ingredients except ginger beer. Shake and double-strain into an old-fashioned glass over a large cube of ice. Top with ginger beer.
Garnish with basil leaf and dehydrated lime wheel.