For those who didn’t get a chance to hit that dreamy destination over the summer, who are reminiscing on the ones they returned from, or who just love tropical endeavors — here’s that sunny, poolside lifestyle in a glass. Explore the flavors, revel in the quirkiness, and have a good time with this pineapple, orange, spice, and cherry marvelousness. Close your eyes and dare to dream what it’d be like to have just one more day in paradise.
2 oz Raff Distillerie Barbary Coast Rhum Agricole
1 oz Orange Liqueur
0.5 oz Falernum
0.5 oz Lime Juice
0.25 Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
2 oz Pineapple Juice
Maraschino cherry, pineapple wedge, umbrella (for garnish)
Add all ingredients into a mixing glass and shake vigorously with ice. Strain over fresh ice cubes in a highball or tiki glass. Top with a Luxardo maraschino cherry, pineapple wedge or slice, and an umbrella if that tickles your fancy.
Recipe and photo by Bex Wyant, exclusive for ABV magazine