Shark's Tooth No.1 (Trader Vic's)

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Serve in a

Sling glass

Photographed in an

Urban Bar Sling 11.5oz / 33cl

Garnish:

Spent lime shell

How to make:

SHAKE first 5 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass whilst also pouring soda water.

1 1/3 fl oz White overproof rum
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/3 fl oz Sugar syrup (65.0°brix, 2 sugar to 1 water rich syrup)
1/4 fl oz Giffard Grenadine syrup
2 fl oz Thomas Henry Soda Water
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Review:

Pinky red in colour and heavily influenced by flavoursome overproof rum.

History:

Adapted from Victor Bergeron's Trader Vic's 1972 Bartender's Guide (revised edition) where he writes, "One of the first drinks we ever made".

SHARK'S TOUTH–1
½ lime
½ ounce lemon juice
1 dash rock candy syrup
1 dash grenadine
1 ounce Ron Rico 151-proof rum
2 ounces club soda
Squeeze lime juice over ice cubes in a 10-ounce pilsner glass; save shell. Add remaining ingredients. Stir well. Decorate with spent lime shell.

SHARK'S TOUTH–2
¼ ounce lemon juice
1 dash passion fruit nectar
¼ ounce French vermouth
¼ ounce sloe gin
1½ ounces Trader Vic's Navy Grog and punch rum
Club soda
Stir all ingredients except soda with ice cubes. Strain into 10-ounce glass filled with shaved ice. Fill glass with soda. Serve with straws.

SHARK'S TOUTH–3
2½ ounces light Puerto Rican rum
1 ounce lemon juice
½ ounce grenadine
Club soda
Stir rum, lemon juice, and grenadine with ice cubes. Strain into 10-ounce glass filled with shaved ice. Fill glass with soda. Serve with straws.

Victor Bergeron, 1972

Nutrition:

One serving of Shark's Tooth No.1 (Trader Vic's) contains 124 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 13.78% alc./vol. (27.56° proof)
  • 20.3 grams of pure alcohol
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