Knickerbocker Special

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (13 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in a

Waterford Mixology Coupe Clear

Garnish:

Pineapple wedge & Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Light gold rum (1-3 year old molasses column)
1/2 fl oz Orange Curaçao liqueur
1/2 fl oz Raspberry (framboise) sugar syrup
1/2 fl oz Pineapple juice (freshly extracted/pressed/squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

Slightly sweet and very fruity with raspberry and pineapple to the fore. Made with freshly prepared homemade raspberry syrup (1½:1) this is particularly delicious.

History:

The Knickerbocker Special first appears in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. For the full story see our Knickerbocker Cocktails page.

Nutrition:

One serving of Knickerbocker Special contains 213 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 16.13% alc./vol. (32.26° proof)
  • 19.4 grams of pure alcohol
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