Tall Tahitian

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

one ingredient that shows up a lot in old cocktail books is maraschino, and Italian cherry-based liqueur. Not sweet, not even red, it has a bitter quality that nicely balances some of the sweeter ingredients rum embraces. A bottle will last a long time, and its contributions to your drink making will be considerable.Source unknown


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Ingredients

1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
2 ounces white, gold, or coconut flavored rum
1 1/2 teaspoons superfine sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons curaçao or other orange liqueur
1 1/2 teaspoons maraschino
club soda
a wedge of lime
maraschino cherry, as garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a glass, mix the juice, rum, sugar, Curaçao, and maraschino. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
2
Fill the glass about three quarters full with ice and stir to chill. Add a splash of soda, don't drown the drink, squeeze the lime into the glass and discard, garnish with a cherry, and serve at once. Makes one cocktail

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails