El Floridita Ingredients
- 1 1/2 oz Light Rum
- 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
- 1 dash White Creme de Cacao
- 1/2 oz Lime Juice
- 1 dash Grenadine
El Floridita Instructions
El Floridita Cocktail Recipe
The El Floridita cocktail is a classic Cuban cocktail that originated at the famous El Floridita bar in Havana. This refreshing and citrusy cocktail is perfect for a summer day or a tropical-themed party. It is made with rum, lime juice, grapefruit juice, and sugar, giving it a delightful balance of sweet and tangy flavors.
To make an El Floridita cocktail, start by pouring 2 ounces of white rum into a cocktail shaker. Add the juice of half a lime, 1 ounce of grapefruit juice, and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to combine all the ingredients and chill the cocktail.
Once the cocktail is well chilled, strain it into a chilled cocktail glass or a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish the cocktail with a lime wheel or a grapefruit twist for an extra touch of citrusy aroma and visual appeal.
The El Floridita cocktail is known for its smooth and balanced flavor profile. The combination of rum, citrus juices, and sugar creates a refreshing and tangy drink that is sure to please any cocktail connoisseur. It is best enjoyed while relaxing by the beach or sipping it at a vibrant party.
Next time you're in the mood for a tropical cocktail, give the El Floridita a try. With its delightful flavors and easy preparation, it has become a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts around the world.
Best served in a Cocktail Glass.
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