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Swizzle Stick Cocktails

Swizzle Stick Cocktails

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Originally from the Caribbean, swizzle sticks were used by bartenders to mix rum cocktails. It’s a stick made from the wood of a tropical tree called the Quararibea turbinate. Its branches naturally grow outward like the spokes on a wheel. You rub it quickly between your hands and it works something like a whisk.

You can get one here – Cocktail Kingdom

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If you don’t have a swizzle stick, use a long handled bar spoon.


Classic Frozen Daiquiri

Three simple ingredients and one of them should be Cuban rum but…

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Swizzle with shaved ice and pour into a cocktail glass.


Meyers’s Swizzle

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Swizzle 1st 4 ingredients with shaved ice. Pour into a cocktail glass. Add more ice and Angostura. Serve with a short straw.


Simple syrup – 1 part water / 2 parts sugar  Mix in a small pot, heat and stir until it’s clear.


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Improvise – serve in a tall glass topped with some club soda.


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