Although you can sub blended aged rum for. 1 ½ ounce gin 1 ounce lemon juice ¼ ounce sugar syrup 1 ½ teaspoon powdered sugar 2 ounces club soda 1/2 ounce cherry brandy maraschino cherry lemon slice.
So, without further delay, pour yourself a drink and get yourselves comfortable for a little bit of tiki history, followed by recipes for some of the stars of the show and some suitable rums for the job.
Gin tiki drink recipes. Serve garnished with pineapple and cherries. I just figured, being an ignorant classic cocktail guy, that tiki meant rum. A couple tiki revivals have occurred, but this much is true:
One thing i was surprised with were the various gin cocktails i stumbled upon. Shake well and strain into a. The history dates back to polynesia, in the south pacific.
Build over ice in a 17 ounce snifter, then pour contents into a cocktail shaker. Tiki drinks are here to stay in your party repertoire. There are plenty of tiki cocktails that call for nothing more complicated than a simple syrup and a few bottles you probably already have on your bar.
½ ounce tanqueray rangpur gin ¼ ounce white grapefruit juice ¼ ounce cinnamon syrup ½ ounce ginger syrup 3 ounces papaya nectar 3 ounces pineapple juice. 50 ml (1 2/3 oz) tiki lovers white rum 30 ml (1 oz) fresh lime juice 20 ml (2/3 oz) sugar syrup (2:1 sugar:water) shake all the ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Add in liqueur, lemon juice, rosemary syrup, and evoo, then fill shaker with ice.
Shake vigorously and strain in to a cocktail glass.