Also referred to as silver or white, light rums are unaged, aged in steel, or aged in oak and have had their color filtered out, and usually have a sweeter and lighter taste than darker rum varieties. The name refers to these rums lighter or clear color.
The second most common juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; 4% from citric and 2% from malic, with small amounts of succinic acid (this is what gives it a little bloody taste). Lime juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A grapefruit liqueur (crème de fruits) made from infusion of pink grapefruit zests. 16% ABV
A concentrated syrup made from sugar water and cinnamon bark. You can make this yourself by adding a few cinnamon sticks to your simple syrup making process. We always use 1:1 syrup unless otherwise noted in the recipe itself.
Shake all the ingredients with ice, then double strain into a chilled coupe. #shake #straight
“This spec was born out of our “gangster time Daiquiri” sessions… goddamn I miss those. For the record, where everyone else called our impromptu “snaquiri” sessions “gangster Daiquiri time,” I maintain that it’s “gangster time Daiquiri.”” -Scott Teague