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Jolly Roger cocktail
Jolly Roger cocktail: a recipe named after the famous black pirate flag.


For 1 person
3 cl white rum
3 cl dark rum
3 cl orange juice
1 cl falernum syrup
1 dash Angostura Bitter

How to make

Technique: shaker / Glass: old-fashioned / Type: long drink (10cl) / Time: 3 mn
  1. Shake the 2 rums, the orange juice, the falernum syrup and the Angostura bitters with a few ice cubes.

  2. Strain into a glass filled with ice cubes.

  3. Add an orange zest.


The Jolly Roger cocktail was created by Robert Hess, current specialist in mixology, co-founder of the "Museum of the American Cocktail" and author of the book " The Essential Bartender's Guide: How to Make Truly Great Cocktails".

The Jolly Roger gives pride of place to falernum, an ingredient of yesteryear present in tiki cocktails, from Don the Beachcomber or Trader Vic. Falernum goes particularly well with rum-based drinks.

Jolly Roger is the name of the famous black pirate flag on which is a skull and two crossbones.

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