Bacardi Special

Difford's Guide
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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Skewered Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

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

1 1/2 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
3/4 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Grenadine/pomegranate syrup (2:1)
1/6 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)
1/3 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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Review:

Hit the perfect proportions and you will strike a wondrous balance of flavoursome rum, gin botanicals, limey sourness and fruity sweetness.

History:

This vintage adaptation of the Bacardi Cocktail was first published in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book were he says it was "Made famous by Karl K. Kitchen, the well-known New York Newspaper Columnist."

BACARDI SPECIAL COCKTAIL*
1 Teaspoon Grenadine.
1/3 Burrough's Beefeater Gin.
2/3 Bacardi Rum.
The Juice of ½ Lime.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.

*Made famous by Karl K. Kitchen, the well-known New York Newspaper Columnist.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Nutrition:

One serving of Bacardi Special contains 162 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 20.39% alc./vol. (40.78° proof)
  • 21.4 grams of pure alcohol
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