Serve in aCoupe glass
Photographed in anUrban Bar Freddo Coupe Glass
Float dehydrated lemon slice wheel & dust with freshly grated cinnamon
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.
|1 fl oz||Caribbean blended rum aged 6-10 years|
|1 fl oz||Cognac (brandy)|
|3/4 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/3 fl oz||Pineapple sugar syrup|
|1/6 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|4 drop||Difford's Daiquiri Bitters|
Read about cocktail measures and measuring.
Pineapple shines in this cognac-influenced Daiquiri. Best when made with an aged Jamaican blended rum to impart a touch of funk.
Adapted from a recipe in William Schmidt's 1892 The Flowing Bowl: What and When to Drink.
The Gem.William Schmidt, 1891/2
The juice of a lime,
A little pineapple syrup,
A spoonful of sugar; dissolve well;
½ drink of Santa Cruz rum,
½ drink of brandy.
Mix this well, fill your glass with ice, and mix again; strain into a fine glass; place a slice of lemon on top and grate a little cinnamon upon it.
One serving of Gem contains 202 calories.
- 1.4 standard drinks
- 19.86% alc./vol. (39.72° proof)
- 19.4 grams of pure alcohol
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