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Carta Switchel

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1 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca Superior White Rum (37.5%)
1 fl oz Bacardi Carta Oro Superior Gold Rum
1 fl oz Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
½ fl oz Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
fl oz Fernet Branca digestive bitter liqueur
fl oz Cider vinegar
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How to make:

POUR all ingredients into glass filled with crushed ice and churn to mix.


Mint sprig and grapefruit twist


"The Carta Switchel is based on a 17th Century recipe known as a Switchel, that was first developed by the sugarcane field workers of the Caribbean and gave birth to what the world now knows as the Rum Swizzle; the key difference being the recipe specifically called for vinegar. Bacardí Carta Blanca & Carta Oro are used to create a more balanced and well rounded flavour, a technique that has been used in rum cocktails since the 1950s Tiki era."

We say: Complex and very refreshing. Unlike many of the other drinks in Legacy 2016, rum is the predominant flavour but is brilliantly accentuated with grapefruit, fernet and vinegar.


British BACARDÍ LEGACY 2016 winning cocktail by Iain Griffiths, Dandelyan, London.

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