Sunshine Cocktail No.1

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Pineapple wedge

How to make:

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

1 1/2 fl oz Bacardi Gold rum
1 1/2 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
1 1/2 fl oz Pineapple juice (fresh pressed)
1/6 fl oz Giffard Grenadine syrup
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Review:

Light, fruity and a tad on the sweet side, but could well brighten up your day.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in the 1949 edition of Esquire's Handbook for Hosts.

SUNSHINE COCKTAIL
Equal parts pineapple juice, dry vermouth, white rum. Dash of Grenadine. Stir with cracked ice

Esquire's Handbook for Hosts, 1949

Harry Craddock also includes two "Sunshine" cocktails in his 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.

SUNSHINE COCKTAIL No. 1.
1 Dash Angostura Bitters.
1/3 Italian Vermouth.
2/3 Dry Gin.
1 Lump of Ice.
Stir well and strain into medium size glass. Squeeze orange peel on top.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Nutrition:

One serving of Sunshine Cocktail No.1 contains 161 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 15.03% alc./vol. (30.06° proof)
  • 21 grams of pure alcohol
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