1 cup sugar
6 kaffir lime leaves
1 stalk lemongrass, smashed and sliced
2 inch piece of ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
25ml lemon juice
25ml lemongrass-ginger syrup
Lemon twist, for garnish
To make the syrup, combine sugar, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, ginger slices, and ½ cup water in a small saucepan stir until sugar has dissolved and boil for 2 minutes. Allow to cool then strain. Combine gin, lemon juice, syrup, and vermouth in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously, then strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with a lemon twist.