30 ml (1 fl oz) Maidenii Classic vermouth
30 ml (1 fl oz) Melbourne Gin Company gin
45 ml (1½ fl oz) Capi dry ginger ale
45 ml (1½ fl oz) Capi lemonade
strawberry fan and a basil leaf, to garnish
Combine the vermouth and gin in a chilled Collins glass, then gently pour in the ginger ale and lemonade.
Carefully top with ice cubes to retain the fizz, then garnish with a strawberry fan and a basil leaf.
This is an edited extract from The Book Of Vermouth by Shaun Byrne & Gilles Lapalus published by Hardie Grant Books RRP $39.99 AU