West Indies Paintbrush

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.

Yield:

Makes 1 serving

Recipe from


Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

Patrick Bolster,

5 1/2 Bar, Pensacola, FL,

April 2013