Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

There are approximately 217 calories in one serving of Elixir Tropical.

Bartender

Elixir Tropical

Elixir Tropical image

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Dust with freshly grated nutmeg

How to make:

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

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Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
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Freshly squeezed lime juice
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Giffard Orgeat Syrup
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Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
3 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
3 fresh Mint leaves

Comment:

There’s a load of orgeat (almond syrup) in this Daiquiri-style cocktail but it’s only just on the sweet side of balanced with that almond richness contributing to its Tiki character.

About:

Created for Bacardí Legacy 2017 by Maurizio la Spina at Bartender’s Italia, Naples, Italy.

Inspiration: “Everybody knows the significance of Cuba to the history of the cocktails, but not everybody knows the important role it played in the history of ‘tropical’ cocktails. My cocktail is like every tropical drink: a vacation in a glass. It is an elixir with the power to bring you to another place and another time - maybe Cuba during prohibition, when cocktails were made with simple ingredients to transport people to a tropical world, far from everyday life.”