Aku Aku

Difford's Guide
User Rating (37 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Pineapple wedge, Luxardo Maraschino cherry and mint sprig

How to make:

BLEND all ingredients with a small scoop of crushed ice and fine strain into glass (push through sieve using back of a bar spoon).

1 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
1/2 fl oz Peachtree peach schnapps
1 1/2 fl oz Pineapple juice (fresh pressed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)
3/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
10 fresh Mint leaves
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Review:

This Tiki classic looks a little like frozen stagnant pond water but tastes minty fresh and rather good.

History:

Adapted from Victor Bergeron's 1972 Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide (revised edition)

Nutrition:

One serving of Aku Aku contains 178 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 0.7 standard drinks
  • 8.16% alc./vol. (16.32° proof)
  • 10.4 grams of pure alcohol
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Buy direct from
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£ -.--

Makes a minimum of ... cocktails
Just £ -.-- per cocktail*

* This list may not include all required ingredients.
Price per cocktail is an estimate based on the cost of making one cocktail with the available ingredients shown above and does not include any postage charges.