Are you ready for the beach? This crazy-easy mixed drink from Claire Sprouse of Tin Roof Drink Community will take you there, no cocktail shaker or blender required.
It gets a tropical boost from coconut-flavored LaCroix sparkling water, mixed with Plantation Pineapple Rum, which was developed with the help of famed cocktail historian David Wondrich. To fill in the cocktail's fruity core, Sprouse calls for Lo-Fi Sweet Vermouth, a gently sweet and lightly bitter concoction made with white wine, sherry, and grape spirits infused with rhubarb, anise, cocoa, vanilla, gentian, and coconut. If you can't find it, you can still make a delicious drink by subbing in slightly sweet Dolin Blanc Vermouth.
3 ounces (90ml) LaCroix Coconut Sparkling Water
1 1/2 ounces (45ml) Lo-Fi Sweet Vermouth
1 ounce (30ml) Plantation Pineapple “Stiggins’ Fancy” Original Dark Rum
1/2 to 3/4 ounce (15 to 25ml) fresh juice from 1 to 2 limes, to taste
Orange slice, for garnish (optional)
Fill a Collins glass with ice. Add sparkling water, vermouth, rum, and 1/2 ounce lime. Stir gently. Taste and add more lime if desired. Garnish and serve immediately.
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|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 7g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|Total Sugars 4g|
|Vitamin C 5mg||23%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|