Winter

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Discerning Drinkers (57 ratings)

Garnish:

Skewered crystallised ginger

How to make:

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

2 fl oz Jamaican aged blended rum with funk
3/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1/6 fl oz Ginger liqueur
1/6 fl oz Pimento dram/Allspice liqueur
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Review:

This vintage cocktail was recommended to us by Jason E. Clapham who aptly describes it as "a Jamaican daiquiri with Christmas spices."

Variant:

Winter Cocktail cognac-based

History:

The Winter Cocktail appears in Albert Stevens Crockett's 1935 Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book.

WINTER
Two-thirds glass Jamaica Rum
Juice of one Lime or Lemon
Sugar to taste
Teaspoon of Ginger Brandy and Pimento Liqueur
Two dashes Angostura Bitters

Albert Stevens Crockett, 1935

Nutrition:

One serving of Winter contains 209 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 20.05% alc./vol. (40.1° proof)
  • 21.7 grams of pure alcohol
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