The Blue Steel

The Blue Steel Recipe
Photo: Andrew Purcell
In this festive tropical cocktail, rum is mixed with lime and passion fruit juices, then topped with vivid-blue curaçao.

Yield:

makes 1 drink
Total time: 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Food & Wine

Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes

Ingredients

2 ounces golden rum
1/2 ounce simple syrup (see Note)
1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
1/4 ounce passion fruit juice
1/4 ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)
1 dash of Angostura bitters
Crushed ice
1/2 ounce blue curaçao
Orange and lime wheels, for garnish

Preparation

In a cocktail glass, stir everything except the ice, blue curaçao and garnishes. Add crushed ice and mix with a swizzle stick or bar spoon, then pack more crushed ice on top. Pour the blue curaçao over the drink and garnish with orange and lime wheels.

Note:

To make simple syrup, simmer 1/2 cup water with 1/2 cup granulated sugar, stirring frequently until the sugar has dissolved. Let cool.

Kevin Diedrich,

Food & Wine

January 2013
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