SERVING FOR 1
Combine the Yerba di Holé leaves, lime juice, and simple syrup in a Mason jar-style glass. Gently muddle to lightly bruise the leaves. Add the rum, cucumber and 50 ml crushed ice, stirring quickly to chill and mix. Top with Coco Rico. Sprinkle with the coconut, and float the cucumber slice on top.
Yerba di Holé (African Basil)
Also known as clove basil or African basil, this fragrant sweet-spicy basil with the scent of clove has thicker leaves that don’t readily wilt. It is native to Africa, where it is a common kitchen herb, and has been naturalized in the Caribbean.