Pilar

Difford's Guide

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Float mint leaf

How to make:

SHAKE first 5 ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. TOP with soda.

1 1/3 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
1 fl oz Peach aperitif liqueur
2/3 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
2/3 fl oz Pineapple sugar syrup
8 fresh Mint leaves
5/6 fl oz Thomas Henry Soda Water
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Review:

If you don’t have pineapple syrup, or the time to make the pineapple syrup as stipulated in Joseph’s recipe, then don’t worry - this drink also works well when made with 10ml / 1/3oz pineapple juice and 10ml / 1/3oz of sugar syrup (2:1).

History:

Adapted from a recipe created for Bacardí Legacy 2017 by Joseph Harper at Dakota Deluxe, Leeds, UK.

Joseph makes his own pineapple syrup with 2 parts sugar, 1 part pineapple juice, 1 part boiling water. Stir water and sugar until dissolved, add juice.

Inspiration: “Pilar is named after Ernest Hemingway’s fishing boat, which he used in a fishing competition the Bacardí family invited him to via airmail. This boat was a symbol of his own religious downfall, and so its name suits a drink that marries two classic cocktails: the ‘Missionary’s Downfall’ and the ‘Airmail,’ to bring together the opposing styles of Tiki and opulent drinks.”

Nutrition:

There are approximately 272 calories in one serving of Pilar.

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