Basil-Lemongrass Rum

For Basil-Lemongrass Rum, simply steep a bottle of rum with fresh lemongrass, basil, and lemon rind. Use this flavored rum in your favorite rum cocktail.

This recipe goes with Tortola Mojito

Yield: Makes 750 milliliters
Recipe from Coastal Living

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  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle white rum
  • 2 fresh lemongrass stalks, crushed to reveal core
  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • 1 lemon rind, white pith scraped away


  1. Pour about 3 tablespoons rum out of bottle (so that remaining ingredients will fit). Add remaining ingredients. Steep in the bottle at least 1 week.
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