Queen's Park Swizzle

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Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Muddler
Bar spoon

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 186 calories in one serving of Queen's Park Swizzle.

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Queen's Park Swizzle image

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Lime wedge, mint sprig & straws

How to make:


1. Lightly MUDDLE mint with rum in base of glass. Use your bar spoon to raise the bruised mint up and around the inside of the glass to coat with fragrant mint oils.
2. Add other ingredients and two-thirds fill glass with crushed ice.
3. SWIZZLE with a swizzle stick or CHURN (stir) with a bar spoon.
4. Fill glass with more crushed ice.

8 fresh Mint leaves
2 fl oz Bacardi Gold Rum
34 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
12 fl oz Demerara sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
2 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Our comment:

This close relation to the Mojito is drier, more complex and tad less minty than its sibling.

History:

Created at the Queen's Park Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad. The hotel opened on the 15th January 1895 and it is likely that this cocktail emanated soon after.

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