Doctor No. 4

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (7 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lime zest twist

How to make:

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

1 1/3 fl oz Caribbean blended rum aged 6-10 years
1 1/4 fl oz Swedish Punsch liqueur
1/3 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
4 drop Saline solution 4:1 (20g sea salt to 80g water) (optional)
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Review:

Retitled 'Swedish Daiquiri', this could be a hit. Aged rum (originally Jamaican rum) combines with tangy Swedish Punch balanced by lime juice. This cocktail loves dilution, so consider adding a splash of water or, perhaps better, serve on-the-rocks.

Variant:

In his 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, David A. Embury says, "There are numerous recipes for this drink. Here are several. Shake well with cracked ice.
Doctor No. 1 Equal parts of lime juice and Swedish Punch.
Doctor No. 2 Equal parts of lemon juice, Swedish Punch, and gin. This is also known as the Greta Garbo.
Doctor No. 3 One part lemon juice, 1 part orange juice, 2 parts Swedish Punch.
Doctor No. 4 One part lime juice, 2 parts Jamaican rum, 3 parts Swedish Punch."

History:

Recipe adapted from Lucius Beebe's 1946 The Stock Club Bar Book.

Doctor Cocktail:
1½ oz. Swedish punch
Juice of half lime
¾ oz. Jamaica rum
Shake and serve in 3 oz. cocktail glass.

Lucius Beebe, The Stock Club Bar Book, 1946

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 23.7% alc./vol. (47.4° proof)
  • 20.8 grams of pure alcohol
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