|1 3⁄4 fl oz||Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum|
|3⁄4 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1⁄4 fl oz||Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup|
|1⁄6 fl oz||Giffard Grenadine Syrup|
|3 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
|3⁄4 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in blue above.
Light, aromatic and complex - one to sip.
Adapted from a recipe in the 1949 edition of Esquire's 'Handbook for Hosts'. The drink is credited to an unnamed Captain serving in the US Marines, Amphibious Group Seven, at Santiago de Cuba in 1942.