The Cinque Terre Martini

Muddle a slice or two of lemon and 3-4 basil leaves in the bottom of the small side of a shaker, add ice, 3 ounces of Vodka 14, and 1 ounce of simple syrup. Place the large side of the shaker upside down between two low ball glasses allowing space between the glasses. Light a…

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The Scotch Cobbler

This new twist on the Bourbon classic begins with 2.5 ounces of Highland Harvest, a splash of fresh-squeezed lemon juice, half an ounce of grapefruit juice, and 1.5 teaspoons of almond extract in a shaker (without ice). Stir. Pour over ice into a lowball glass. Garnish with a twist of grapefruit peel…

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Papagayo Pina Colada

Forget the prepackaged mix, the only way to do a proper Pina is from scratch, and it turns out there isn’t much too it…

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The Grapefruit Rum Cooler

This sweet and tart cocktail is packed with light, natural flavors perfect for spring evenings. In a cocktail shaker, muddle four mint sprigs, 1 ounce of simple syrup, 1 ounce of fresh-squeezed lemon juice and 2.5 ounces of grapefruit juice. Add 1.5 ounces of Papagayo Platinum Rum and shake with ice. Strain into a Collins…

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Homemade Spiced Rum

Making your own spiced rum is a fine way to add a truly unique spirit to your liquor shelf, or to better appreciate the art of crafting a fine spiced rum. It is also easier than you might think. Start with 750mL of Papagayo Platinum Rum in a 1L glass jar. Add a wood stave, which…

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