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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The Pomegranate Spiced Mojito

Spiced rum gives this cocktail from our Boulder Tasting Room a unique twist on a modern classic. Making it is simple: begin by muddling about 10 mint leaves and 3 slices of lime in the bottom of a highball glass. Next, fill the glass with ice and add 1.5 ounces of Papagayo Spiced Rum and…

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The Vermont 75

This New England variation on the famous French 75 kicks this classic up a notch. Begin with 3 ounces of Juniper Green Gin and 1 ounce of lemon juice in a shaker with ice. Add 1/2 teaspoon of maple syrup, or more, to taste. Shake and pour into a highball glass. Top with a dry,…

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The Historic Caruso

The Caruso is a storied historical cocktail dating back to 1907, but the version of it that survives today hinges on cringe-inducing artificially-flavored liqueur. This version takes us back to a time when mixology was an art and mint was made from, well, mint. Begin by making a mint simple syrup.  To do so, chop…

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The Flame Mango

This dramatic tropical cocktail lives up to its flamboyant name in every respect, and offers a surefire way to liven up any gathering. To make it, place one third of a cup of diced mango in a martini shaker. Douse liberally with high-proof bitters, such as Cocktail Punk Bitters. Ignite the bitters and allow it…

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