The Zamboanga 'Zeinie' Cocktail

Difford's Guide



Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Fine sieve


There are approximately 172 calories in one serving of The Zamboanga 'Zeinie' Cocktail.
The Zamboanga 'Zeinie' Cocktail image

Serve in a

Martini glass


Lime zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

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

2 fl oz Cognac VSOP
14 fl oz Maraschino syrup (from cherry jar)
1 fl oz Fresh pressed pineapple juice
12 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
2 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters

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Our comment:

Reminiscent of a tropical Sidecar.


Adapted from a recipe purloined from Charles H. Baker Jr's classic book The Gentleman's Companion. He describes this as "another palate twister from the land where the Monkeys Have No Tails. This drink found its way down through the islands to Mindanao from Manila..."

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