We begin The Cocktail Diaries series with one of the Bustopher Jones classics. Fresh, invigorating but with a surprising heat, The Occidental is one of our favourites.
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1 whole lime, halved and quartered
A small handful of fresh coriander
3 teaspoons of golden caster sugar or 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1 shot of lemongrass, chilli, ginger & lime syrup
Either 2.5 25ml shots of gin or 2 shots of Tequila & 1 shot of Triple Sec
3 thin slices of a Thai finger chilli