A carbonated wine usually from natural fermentation, but increasingly via carbon dioxide injection.
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.
A coconut flavored liqueur, usually rum based, with added sugar.
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 syrup made from dissolving granulated sugar (sucrose) in water. Regular simple is made by combining 1:1 sugar:water by mass, rich simple is 2:1 sugar:water by mass although only 1.5 times as sweet as regular. We always use 1:1 syrup unless otherwise noted in the recipe itself.
Created in 1885 by pharmacist Emile Giffard, this is a mint flavored liqueur similar to Crème de Menthe; 24% ABV.
Pour the sparkling wine into a chilled flute. Shake the remaining ingredients with ice, then double strain into the flute. #shake #straight