This Tiki classic looks a little like frozen stagnant pond water but tastes minty fresh and rather good.
Concentrated lightly herbal apple with subtle zesty citrus. Quick to make and stupidly simple yet delicious.
Rum-laced fruit, as with most Trader Vic classics, balanced rather than sweet.
We love Daiquiris and this is basically a classic Daiquiri with a few bells and whistles.
As Victor says of this gin based Julep, This is a hell of a drink.
Made well this is a long, fruity, brilliant frozen Daquiri.
Originally sweetened with sugar syrup, this is better smoothed with honey.
Margarita-style and lengthened with cranberry juice. Surprisingly tasty. The recipe above is pleasingly simple but you may find the following better fits
Basically a lemon honey Daiquiri or a lemon Canchànchara - very tasty it is too.
Dry yet slightly sweet with hints of orange, gin and warm spice.
Orangey in both colour and flavour with genever adding a pleasant bready backbone. Perhaps serve with marmalade on toast for breakfast.
Gin with a sweetening touch of peach, orange and pomegranate.
Delicate, floral and aromatic. A hint of sweetness but not so as to offend.
Honeyed, spiced cognac with a touch of citrus. But is it fit for a Prince?
Faint sweetness balances a spirituous bite in this delicately fruity rose-red bite-sized cocktail.
Like much of the Caribbean, this drink has French influences. Thank goodness for Admiral Rodney.
The tequila, rich red berry fruit, lime and ginger aren't exactly a subtle combination but it is one that has proved both popular and enduring.
Cooling, fruity and pretty light on alcohol - perfect for a hot afternoon in Honolulu.
In his book Vic prefaces this cocktail with the comment, Nice, easy drink. It's basically a lemon Daiquiri with gin and grenadine.
A wonderfully fruity, fluffy and kitsch Tiki drink.
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