Cocktails

Enjoy these Liberating signature recipes and feel the spirit of Denizen!

Classic Daiquiri

2 oz Denizen Aged White Rum
3/4 oz simple syrup*
3/4 oz lime juice

Place all ingredients in a mixing tin and shake with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

*To prepare simple syrup: Mix 2 parts sugar with 1 part water and heat until sugar dissolves

Phoenix Daiquiri

1 1/2 oz Denizen Aged White Rum
1/2 oz St. Germain
1 oz apple juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1/2 oz fresh lime juice

Pour all of the ingredients into a shaker, shake and serve up in a cocktail (martini) glass. Garnish with a thinly cut lime wheel floating in the drink and taste our Daiquiri Reborn!

Traditional Mojito

1 1/2oz Denizen Aged White Rum
6-8 fresh mint leaves
1/2 lime
* 2 tablespoons simple syrup (or 4 teaspoons sugar)
Ice
Club soda
Lime wedge or mint sprigs for garnish

Place mint leaves, sugar and juice from half a lime in a glass.Muddle well with a pestle or fork. Add Denizen, top off with club soda, stir well and garnish with sprigs of mint or a lime wheel.
* To prepare simple syrup: Mix 2 parts sugar with 1 part water and heat until sugar dissolves. Let cool.

Rebel with a Cause

2 oz Denizen Aged White Rum
3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
3/4 oz agave nectar
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
4 mint leaves

Add all ingredients together in a shaker, shake well and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a nice sprig of fresh mint. Our liberated Mojito… Taste the sweetness of freedom!

El Presidente

1 1/2 oz Denizen Aged White Rum
3/4 oz Bianco or Blanc Vermouth
1/2 oz orange curacao
1 tsp grenadine syrup
1 dash orange bitters

Pour all ingredients in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir well. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a peel of orange.

Brooklynite

2 oz Denizen Merchant’s Reserve
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz honey syrup (1:1 honey and water)
1 dash Angostura Bitters

Combine all ingredients together in a shaker. Add ice, shake and strain into a coupe or martini glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Rum Old Fashioned

1 1/2 oz Denizen Merchant’s Reserve
1 barspoon demorara syrup(2:1 sugar and water)
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 dashes Orange Bitters

Combine rum, syrup, and bitters in a mixing glass with large ice. Stir vigorously and strain into a double rocks glass over one large ice cube. Garnish with an orange twist.

Mai Tai

2 oz Denizen Merchant’s Reserve
1 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz orange curacao
1/4 oz simple syrup (2:1 sugar and water)
1/4 oz orgeat syrup

Combine all ingredients into a shaker, add 2 cups of crushed ice, and shake for 10 seconds. Pour unstrained into a double rocks glass. Garnish with maraschino cherries and a paper umbrella.

Guyana Libre

1 ½ oz Denizen Vatted Dark Rum
½ oz Luxardo Maraschino
½ oz lime juice
½ oz agave syrup (1:1)
Top with Coke

Shake all ingredients except coke and strain over ice into a double rocks glass. Top with Coke and garnish with an anise studded lime wheel.

Hot Velvet

1 ½ oz Denizen Vatted Dark Rum
½ oz Velvet Falernum Liqueur
½ oz Ancho Reyes
3 dashes each Angostura bitters and Orange bitters

Stir all ingredients and strain into a nick and nora glass. Garnish with an orange twist studded with clove.

Airmail

2 oz Denizen Aged White Rum
½ oz honey syrup (1:1 honey & water)
½ oz lime juice
2 oz sparkling wine or prosecco

Pour all ingredients, except sparkling wine, into a mixing tin. Add ice and shake. Strain into a tall glass. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a lime wheel.