Beverage, cocktail, Gluten-Free, Nut Free
Westwood Wahine Tiki Inspired Cocktail

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Light and refreshing, this cocktail is great for lounging on a beautiful sunny day!

Ingredients

    Cinnamon Simple Syrup (will make 1 cup - save for future drinks!)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
    Cocktail
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ounce white rum
  • 1 ounce POG (pineapple, orange guava juice)
  • 1 dash bitters
  • Enough ice to fill up a 8 ounce glass 3/4 of the way up ( a large handful)
  • 1 ounce sparkling water or club soda

Instructions

    For the simple syrup:
  1. Combine the sugar, water and cinnamon sticks in a saucepan.
  2. Bring mixture up to a boil and boil for 1 minute.
  3. Remove from heat and let cinnamon sticks steep for 2 hours.
  4. Remove sticks and store simple syrup in an airtight container in the fridge
    For the cocktail:
  1. Muddle the mint leaves in the bottom of a shaker. Add the cinnamon simple syrup, lime juice, rum, POG, bitters and ice. Shake for 10 seconds and pour into a 8 ounce glass.
  2. Top with the sparkling water or club soda and give a light stir to combine.
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