Test Pilot

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Discerning Drinkers (37 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 with funk
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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