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 Southern Living

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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


  1. 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.
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