Test Pilot

Difford's Guide
User Rating (22 ratings)

Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lime zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Jamaican aged blended rum
3/4 fl oz Light white rum (charcoal-filtered 1-4 years old)
1/4 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40% alc./vol.)
1/4 fl oz Difford's Falernum liqueur
1/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

A citrusy, sophisticated Daiquiri with hints of almond and spicy clove, served short over ice.

Variant:

Jet Pilot

History:

Created circa 1941 by Donn Beach, this recipe is adapted from a recipe by Victor Bergeron and published in his 1972 Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide.

TEST PILOT
¼ ounce lemon juice
¼ ounce Falernum
¼ ounce Cointreau
¾ ounce light Puerto Rican rum
1¾ ounce dark Jamaica rum
Shake with ice cubes. Pour into a 10-ounce glass.

Victor J. Bergeron, 1972

Nutrition:

One serving of Test Pilot contains 178 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.8 standard drinks
  • 28.09% alc./vol. (56.18° proof)
  • 25.3 grams of pure alcohol
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Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition image

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition

Perhaps the world's biggest cocktail book! Certainly, our biggest yet, 624 pages, 6cm (2.3inch) thick and weighing 2.25kg (5lb). Our Seventeenth Edition

Buy it here
Easy Jigger image

Easy Jigger

The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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