Capture the Caribbean in this cocktail that evokes swaying palms with its coconut-flavored rum, and citrus-scented breezes with orange liqueur. The white rum that fueled Generation Xers has grown up, adding nuance and sophistication with aromatics.
3 oz. Bacardi Cóco coconut-flavored rum
1 oz. triple sec orange-flavored liqueur
Spiral of lemon zest
Combine rum and triple sec in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a spiral of lemon zest.
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