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The French 75’s Caribbean cousin, this potent spritz is made with honey syrup, gold rum and Champagne. While the identity of its inventor was lost to the sands of time, we do know the cocktail made its print debut in Esquire’s 1949 edition of Handbook for Hosts. Whip up a big batch for your next luau or for any beach party in need of a little extra class.

The Essentials

Gold rum
Honey syrup
Champagne
Jigger
Shaker
The Details

Ingredients

1.5 oz Gold rum
.75 oz Lime juice
.75 oz Honey syrup
Champagne
Lime twist

Method

  • Add the rum, lime juice and honey syrup to a shaker. Add ice and shake.
  • Using a Hawthorne strainer, strain into a highball glass.
  • Add fresh ice, fill to the top with Champagne and garnish with a lime twist curled around a pick.
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Strength:
Honey Syrup
Custom Ingredient

Ingredients

1 Cup honey
1 Cup water

Method

  • Combine the water and honey in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and stir until honey dissolves, about 2 minutes. Immediately take the saucepan off the heat.
  • Let cool, then pour into a container and store in the refrigerator for up to one month.
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