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Rum • Sweet
Nacional

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Opened in 1930, Cuba’s Hotel Nacional was one of the country’s most glamorous hotspots where you could rub shoulders with everyone from Ava Gardner to Nat King Cole to Winston Churchill. Wil P. Taylor, one of the hotel’s legendary barmen, created this namesake cocktail as a riff on the Daiquiri, but with even more tropical flair. It’s the kind of crowd-pleasing cocktail that’s so easy to drink, you’ll quickly down three without even realizing it.

The Essentials

gold rum
pineapple juice
Lime Juice
Shaker
Strainer
The Details

Ingredients

1.5 oz gold rum
1.5 oz pineapple juice
.5 oz Lime Juice
.25 oz Apricot Liqueur

Method

  • Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
  • Shake and strain into a chilled coupe.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel.
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Rum Sweet Easy
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