Get ready to be wowed! This is awesomeness in a glass.
18 cups stemmed and sliced California strawberries
1 ½ cups brown sugar
12 limes, quartered, pith removed
96 medium-sized fresh basil leaves
60 ounces 10 Cane Rum
Balsamic vinegar (the best you can afford)
24 strawberries or basil sprigs, for garnish
For each serving, to order, in a strong pint glass, muddle 3/4 cup strawberries, 1 tablespoon sugar, 2 lime quarters and 4 basil leaves until juicy. Add 2 1/2 ounces rum. Fill glass with ice and a splash of soda. Stir; add another splash of soda. Top with a dash of vinegar. Garnish with a strawberry or a sprig of basil.