1 1⁄2 oz English-style rum, Appleton V/X
1⁄2 oz Aperol
1⁄2 oz Simple syrup (1:1)
1 oz Soda water (to top)

Shake all ingredients except soda water in a cocktail shaker, double strain into a highball over ice and top with soda. Garnish with an orange twist.


Use a lighter style Sloe Gin, Haymans being too heavy.


First made for a female customer that wanted something 'fruity' and refreshing, I was going to use white rum but the house pour ran out and I was too lazy to go get a new bottle, so I reached for Appletons. Tweaked for an Appletons competition with Appletons Rum being the dominant flavor and easily accessible ingredients in mind.

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Created by
Egor Petrov, Corner Store Bar, Auckland City, New Zealand.
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  • Light and refreshing but still a serious drink — ★★★★★
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