Serve in aFlute glass
Charcoal rim & grapefruit zest twist (discarded)
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 2/3 fl oz||Light white rum (charcoal-filtered 1-4 years old)|
|1 fl oz||Fino sherry|
|1/2 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/2 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)|
|2 dash||Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters|
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Fino sherry and Creole bitters brilliantly set this riff on a classic Daiquiri apart. Beautifully balanced and delicately flavoured. If you apply the charcoal rim, perhaps leave a lipstick saving space rather than encircling the rim.
One serving of Optimist contains 183 calories.