1 1⁄2 oz Campari
3⁄4 oz Light rum (white, Cuban-style)
3⁄4 oz Lime juice
1 oz Soda water (to top)
Instructions

Shake, strain, rocks, top.

Notes

EGullet user Haresfur adds a float (or rinse) of green Chartreuse.

History

The backstory is too convoluted, odd, and oddly touching to get into here, so check the link.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Erik Ellestad
Year
2008
Is an
authentic recipe
Curator
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Average
4 stars
(11 ratings)
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From other users
  • Really nice. Bitter, but the orange really adds an interesting finish. — ★★★★
  • Tasted as I put ingredients in and seemed nicer without the rum! Used Havana Club -worth a try with a stronger rum — ★★★
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Comments
K23 commented on 5/23/2014:

a little bitter but a dash of Fee's Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters rounded it out nicely.