Kava

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (54 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Photographed in an

Urban Bar Freddo Highball

Garnish:

Pineapple wedge & skewered Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into glass filled with crushed ice.

1 1/2 fl oz Light white rum (charcoal-filtered 1-4 years old)
1/2 fl oz Light gold rum (1-3 year old molasses column)
1 fl oz Pineapple juice (freshly extracted/pressed/squeezed)
1 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1/4 fl oz Grenadine/pomegranate syrup (2:1)
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Review:

A wonderfully fruity and kitsch Tiki cocktail.

Variant:

Multiply ingredients by a factor of four to make a Kava Bowl and serve in ice-filled Tiki bowl.

History:

Adapted from a drink featured in Jeff Berry's 'Intoxica' and originally created circa 1942 by Trader Vic.

Nutrition:

One serving of Kava contains 193 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 14.34% alc./vol. (28.68° proof)
  • 19.4 grams of pure alcohol
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