1 oz Navy strength rum, Hamilton 114
3⁄4 oz Bénédictine
1⁄2 oz Falernum
1 twst Lime peel (as garnish)

Shake; strain; up; garnish.


On a base level this drink is built on a daiquiri model: rum, sugar, lime. But with each of those components, and at every stage of experiencing it, the drink offers an intriguing complexity.


Winner of the Reddit Original Cocktail challenge, Feb. 2024: Bénédictine and falernum.

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Craig Eliason
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Craig Eliason, Saint Paul, Minnesota (USA)
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  • Nose has sweet tea, citrus peel, flower, peach, Band-Aid. Up front bright and tart, but the zest-heavy falernum gives the lime layers. After, bitterness, again layered: that of citrus pith but also sweetened coffee.
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