West Indies Paintbrush

Southern Living
West Indies Paintbrush Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Up-and-coming bartender Patrick Bolster of Pensacola's 5 1/2 Bar created this version of a West Indies Paintbrush--a refreshing drink with exotic floral notes.
Makes 1 serving


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2 tablespoons coconut rum
1 tablespoon dark rum
1 tablespoon Ginger-Hibiscus Syrup
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Ice cubes
Ginger ale
Garnish: lemon peel strip


Combine coconut rum, dark rum, Ginger-Hibiscus Syrup, and lemon juice in a 12-oz. glass filled with ice cubes. Stir until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Top with a splash of ginger ale, and stir gently. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

March 2013