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Inspired by the various ingredients found in some of our favourite drinks, CSL has got you covered with three essential cocktail pantries. Travel around the world with us, and try them out at your next party.
THE CARIBBEAN DRINK PANTRY
In the islands, this fragrant spice is grated atop drinks (especially rum punch) to add perfumed depth.
A few dashes of this magical concoction of spices adds a certain je ne sais quois to cocktails.
Sometimes referred to as Jamaica, or Roselle, its sweet-sour flowers are often used as an infusion (with sugar and spices) to make a tea and served chilled.
Grapefruit, oranges, limes all add a burst of zingy freshness perfectly suited to warm weather cocktails.
A variation of the Planters punch, this lighter, less sweet version is in-between a rum punch and a caipirinha.
1 ½ oz. white rum
2 ½ oz. fresh pineapple juice
½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
Dash angostura Bitters
Place all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake gently to incorporate ingredients. Pour cocktail into glass and add a few wedges of fresh lime and orange. Garnish by grating nutmeg overtop of the drink.
MAKES 1 SERVING
This original article first appeared in the Summer 2019 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.