Hemingway recipe

Hemingway Ingredients

Hemingway Instructions

The Hemingway cocktail is a classic drink that pays homage to the famous American writer, Ernest Hemingway. Known for his love of rum and his time spent in Cuba, this cocktail combines the flavors of rum, lime, and grapefruit to create a refreshing and tart drink. With its vibrant colors and bold taste, the Hemingway cocktail is the perfect choice for those looking for a unique and slightly exotic drink.
To make a Hemingway cocktail, you will need the following ingredients:
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • Ice cubes
To prepare the cocktail, follow these simple steps:
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add the white rum, lime juice, grapefruit juice, and maraschino liqueur to the shaker.
  3. Shake vigorously for about 20 seconds to mix and chill the ingredients.
  4. Strain the cocktail into a chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge or a cherry, if desired.
  6. Serve and enjoy!
The Hemingway cocktail is a delightful combination of tart and sweet flavors. The white rum provides a smooth and slightly sweet base, while the lime juice adds a tangy and refreshing taste. The grapefruit juice brings a hint of bitterness and a citrusy aroma to the drink, while the maraschino liqueur adds a touch of sweetness and complexity. Whether you're a fan of Ernest Hemingway or just looking for a refreshing and slightly tropical cocktail, the Hemingway cocktail is sure to impress. With its unique combination of flavors and vibrant colors, it's the perfect drink to enjoy on a warm summer evening or as a special treat any time of the year. Give it a try and see why this classic cocktail has stood the test of time.

Best served in a Champagne Flute.