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El Luchador

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Serve in

a Collins glass...
1⅔ fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca Superior White Rum (37.5%)
fl oz *Special ingredient #1 (see below)
fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
fl oz Fernet Branca digestive bitter liqueur
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
Top up with Soda (club soda) or sparkling water
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.

*Special ingredient #1: Thyme syrup made infusing 20-30g fresh thyme with 1 litre hot water for around 10 mins, then mixed with 1 kg white sugar.


Thyme sprig & metal straw


Thyme and Fernet Branca add herbal and medicinal notes this this long, cleansing cocktail.


Created for Bacardí Legacy 2017 by Matías Iriarte, Ginbo Group, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Inspiration: “The history of Don Facundo Bacardí and my own history have much in common; we have both had to fight for our dreams. My story is about a man who crossed the Atlantic in turbulent times and went to look for a better life, started from scratch on a paradise island, fell in love with a wonderful woman, founded his company and struggled to achieve his dream.

“El Luchador means ‘the fighter’ - Don Facundo left us his legacy, and now I'm building mine - let's toast the fighters!”

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