Recipe: The Getaway

By Derek Brown

This cocktail, also known as the Cynar Daiquiri, blends the Italian digestivo with dark rum. With lemon juice and simple syrup, this drink is refreshing, delicious, and powerful.

    • 1 ounce Cruzan Black Strap Rum
    • ½ ounce Cynar
    • 1 ounce lemon juice
    • ½ ounce simple syrup

Combine spirits with ice and shake vigorously until properly diluted (to about one and a half ounces). Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

To read Derek's story about the uses of Cynar, and to learn about other cocktails that incorporate this unusual liqueur, click here.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2010/04/recipe-the-getaway/38332/