Jolly Jack Tar
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Jolly Jack Tar
Cocktail recipe

Rating

1.59 / 5
I wanted a less citrusy tiki drink that would evoke more of a Manhattan feeling, so this is what I came up with. It's called a Jolly Jack Tar because ... more I wanted a less citrusy tiki drink that would evoke more of a Manhattan feeling, so this is what I came up with. It's called a Jolly Jack Tar because (a) it has a tiki/nautical theme, and (b) I'm British, so it seemed appropriate.
Base ingredient
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Aged rum
Alcohol content
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26.79% | 2.63 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Velvet Falernum cocktail ingredient
Velvet Falernum
7.5ml ¼oz 0.8cl
Orange liqueur cocktail ingredient
Orange liqueur
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Sugar cocktail ingredient
Sugar
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Aged rum cocktail ingredient
Aged rum
60ml 2oz 6cl
Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters cocktail ingredient
Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters
Dash Dash Dash
Vanilla Essence cocktail ingredient
Vanilla Essence

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Make the sugar syrup
Heat demerara sugar and water until it is dissolved, and add a teaspoon of vanilla essence
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with a ribbon of lemon peel, twisted round the glass the distribute the oil, and serve
~ The demerara sugar syrup could be SC Mai Tai syrup if you've got the Smuggler's Cove cocktail book. You can substitute with turbinado sugar syrup or brown sugar syrup at a pinch, or you can use simple syrup if you are in a rush. ~

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