Nothing can match the ambiance of a tiki cocktail on the beach. The aromatic complexities of this cocktail offer a well-balanced nose of both tropical citrus and bitter coffee. Fusing the rum’s funkiness, the juicy freshness, and the subtle nuances of absinthe and other herbaceous liqueurs, this drink presents an ever evolving palate. Mr. Black perfectly contrasts the intricacy of all flavors while still allowing each participant to be individually recognized.

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Ingredients

 1 oz Jamaican rum (Appleton Estate 12)
 0.50 oz Dark rum (Diplomático Mantuano)
 0.50 oz Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 0.25 oz Benedictine
 0.25 oz Velvet falernum (John D. Taylor)
 0.50 oz Lemon juice
 0.75 oz Fresh Pineapple juice
 0.25 oz Cinnamon syrup (1:1)
 0.25 oz Banana liqueur(Tempus Fugit)
 2 dashes Aromatic bitters (Angostura)
 2 dashes Sassafras bitters (Woodford reserve)
 1 dash Absinthe(Leopold Bros Verte)

Directions

1

Combine ingredients into a mixing glass

2

Add small amount of pebble ice and shake until dissolved

3

Pour contents into tiki mug and top with pebble ice

4

Garnish with lemon wheel, bushel of mint, and pineapple fronds

5

Top with grated nutmeg

6

Add in straw next to mint

7

Enjoy


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2 Comments

  1. starstraf@gmail.com 11 October 2021 at 12:50 pm

    hubby made this tonight as part of Quarantiki and it was wonderful!!!!!
    nicely balanced

    • Briansarthur96 14 October 2021 at 8:47 am

      Thank you, I’m glad you both enjoyed them! No better time to make a tiki cocktail.

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