Some say that to truly experience an authentic swizzle cocktail one must use a swizzle stick to swizzle the drink. What the hell, you may ask, is a swizzle stick? What is swizzling? A swizzle stick is just a branch from the Caribbean Swizzle tree. The act of swizzling is just mixing the drink with this stick by spinning it.
I find this entirely ridiculous. There is nothing this super rare wood only found in the Caribbean adds to the cocktail that my bar spoon can’t do.
Rum Swizzle ingredients:
- 30 mls (1 oz) Gold Rum
- 30 mls (1 oz) Black Rum
- 45 mls (1.5 oz) Orange Juice
- 45 mls (1.5 oz) Pineapple Juice
- 15 mls (1/2 oz) Orgeat
- 3 mls (3 dashes) Angostura Bitters
Add Ice To Mixing Glass. Combine all ingredients in the mixing glass. Stir the ingredients for 20 – 30 seconds to properly chill and dilute the drink. Strain into glass.
ABV = 15%
Originated from Saint Kitts, Caribbean
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