Conquistador Mai Tai

Ingredients

  • ¾ oz. Florida Orange Blossom Honey Syrup (see below)
  • ½ oz. Florida Grapefruit
  • 2 oz. Florida Orange Juice
  • 2 oz. Rum
  • ½ oz. Ginger syrup (see below)
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

Ginger Syrup

  • 1 cup ginger, chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Garnish

  • Florida Orange slice
  • Ginger candy

Preparation

For Florida Orange Blossom Honey Syrup:

Conquistador Mai Tai

1. Mix 1 part warm water to 1 ½ parts honey and shake vigorously. Keep refrigerated.

For Ginger Syrup:

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1. Add all ingredients together in saucepan and bring to boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved.

2. Lower heat, cover saucepan and let simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, for at least 2 hours. 

3. Strain into a bottle and keep for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.

For Cocktail:

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1. In a mixing glass, combine all ingredients. Add ice, shake and strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.

2. Garnish with Florida Orange slice skewered with ginger candy.