A very thick, unsweetend coconut milk. It is made in the same way as coconut milk, by simmering shredded coconut and water, except the coconut cream uses 4 parts coconut to 1 part water. It is the same consistency as heavy (full fat) cream. This is different from sweetened cream of coconut like Coco Lopez. She put the lime in the coconut, she drank 'em bot' up.
A tropical fruit, used in many tropical cocktails for its sweet flavor and yellow color. You can either juice a real pineapple, buy pineapple canned in juice (not syrup) or buy pineapple juice in a container.
A subset of aged (dark) rums that specifically come from Jamaica. These rums are highly regarded for their unusual pot-still funk, necessary for certain classic cocktails.
A dark brown or clear chocolate-flavored liqueur made from the cacao seed. Crème refers to the creamy texture, but actually contains no dairy. Usually 20-25% ABV.
A dark rum distilled in Guyana, with a more heavy bodied molasses flavor and darker color. This is a rare variety of rum, if a recipe calls for demerara rum it may only be referring to a dark colored rum, not specifically a Guyanan rum.
A grape distilled base amaro made from various herbs, such as myrrh, rhubarb, chamomile, cardamom, aloe and saffron. Typically 45% ABV.
A tropical plant with a tart yellow fruit. Most often used in tiki cocktails and fizzes.
Aromatic plants used in cocktails as a garnish or muddled into the liquor to add a light fresh taste. Common in the Mint Julep.
Whip with a few pebbles of ice to chill. Pour into a glass filled with pebble ice. Top with more pebble ice to fill. #whip #ontherocks