4 Seasonal Daiquiri Variations - Craft and Cocktails
Four seasonal takes on the classic Daiquiri: watermelon, fig, peach, and pineapple.
The 9-Bottle Bar Recipe: The Fig Leaf
For fans of sweet vermouth, the Fig Leaf cocktail is the kind of drink that ought to be in your regular rotation. Unlike the majority of cocktail recipes, in which the spirit is the most plentiful ingredient, the build of the Fig Leaf is heavy on the aperitif wine rather than the booze (in this case, light rum). This drink falls into the category bartenders often call “reverse cocktails.
Punch and Rum — the Doctor Cocktail
The Doctor Cocktail: Swedish Punch and Jamaican rum, with lemon and orange juices. The Doctor is in.
Picture from: hamptonroadshappyhour Image Credit: hamptonroadshappyhour Jamaican Quaalude I'll assume that this delicious cocktail's name is derived from its tropical flavors (Jamaican), and its mind numbing effects (Quaalude). With five spirits, and a bit of cream to blend it all together, this rich drink is a great dessert cocktail that will definitely keep the evening going. We hope you'll try our featured cocktail, the Jamaican Quaalude! Cheers! hamptonroadshappyhour Ingredients: 1 oz…
The Chartreuse Daiquiri Recipe
This week I was experimenting with Daiquiris and wanted to create something with an earthy, herbal profile. A great rhum agricole from Australia turned out to be the perfect base. Anytime I’m looking for herbal flavors I reach straight for the Chartreuse. The green variety has all the right notes to complement the lime juice in the Daiquiri, and a splash of honey water gave my cocktail balance. (To make honey water, I simply thinned honey with equal parts water.) The result is a beautifully…
Koloa Rumtini Cocktail - Koloa Rum Company
Created by Rae Hiramoto of Kilohana Plantation — Kauai, Hawaii 1 oz. Koloa White Rum 1 oz. Koloa Dark Rum Splash Orange Juice Splash Pineapple Juice Agave Syrup To Taste Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a martini glass.