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)
Instructions

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.

Notes

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

History

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.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Egor Petrov, Corner Store Bar, Auckland City, New Zealand.
Year
2012
Is of
unknown authenticity
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Average
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(8 ratings)
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  • Light and refreshing but still a serious drink — ★★★★★
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