Queen’s Park Swizzle

Queen’s Park Swizzle

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Dark Rum
  • 8 Mint leaves (+more for garnish)
  • 3/4 oz Lime juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 5-8 dashes Angostura bitters

Instructions:

Lightly muddle mint in the base of a Collins glass. Add rum, lime, simple and stir. Top with finely crushed ice and stir. Top with more ice and add dashes of angostura on top. Garnish with a mint sprig.


Source: Around the World in 80 Cocktails 

Floridita

Floridita

A spin on the classic daiquiri so delicious you won’t be able to resist a second!


Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz White Rum
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 oz Fresh grapefruit juice
  • 14 oz Luxardo maraschino liqueur
  • 1 tsp simple syrup

Instructions: 

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.


Source: The New York Times Book of Cocktails 

Trident

Trident

This drink pays homage to the nominal birthplace of rum, Barbados.


Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz Aged Rum
  • 3/4 oz Sweet vermouth
  • 1/2 oz Amaro of choice
  • 2 dashes chocolate bitters
  • Grapefruit peel for garnish

Instructions: 

Mix all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Strain into a double rocks glass. Garnish with a grapefruit peel.


Source: A Green Hour Original 

Mai Tai

Mai Tai

The queen of the tiki drinks! There are a million variations out there but here is ours:


Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz Aged rum
  • 3/4 oz Lime juice
  • 1/2 oz Orgeat syrup
  • 1/2 oz Orange Curacao or Cointreau

Instructions:

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a double rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with your favorite citrus.


Source: Adapted from Smuggler’s Cove

Cobra’s Fang

Cobra’s Fang

Ingredients: 

  • 2 1/2 oz Dark Rum
  • 1 tsp Peach liqueur
  • 2 dashes Absinthe
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 3/4 oz orange juice
  • 1 passionfruit
  • 3 slices of ginger
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Instructions: 

Scoop out passionfruit pulp and muddle with ginger in a shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake  with ice. Strain into a tiki glass filled with crushed ice and top with a mint sprig!

 


Source: Adapted from Death & Co 

Mojito

Mojito

Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz Aged Rum
  • 1 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 2 drops Angostura bitters
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1 mint bouquet for garnish

Instructions: 

Gently muddle mint and simple syrup in a shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake with a few ice cubes to mix well. Pour into an ice filled glass and garnish with a mint bouquet.


Source: Death & Co