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Hibiscus Rum Buck

December 15, 2022

The Dry Land Distillers Hibiscus Rum Buck is a gorgeous, ruby-red cocktail that is sweet-tart and refreshing. The bar team creates this cocktail using house-made hibiscus syrup, our agricole-style silver Pure Cane Rum, and ginger beer.

The complex floral citrus notes from the hibiscus pair beautifully with the spice of the ginger. The rum balances the flavors with a pleasant vegetal depth.  The Hibiscus Rum Buck is a perfect spring/summer cocktail.

Pair this with fresh foods from the garden or backyard BBQ fair: think early season spring salads of arugula and nettle, pulled pork, coleslaw, or Polynesian dishes.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Have a highball glass ready and filled with cubed ice.
  2. Add the Cane Rum, hibiscus syrup, and ginger beer to the glass.
  3. Garnish with a wheel of fresh lime, dehydrated lime or a curly lime twist on the side of the glass.
Pouring Ginger Beer in a Hibiscus Rum Buck

Hibiscus Syrup Recipe

add all ingredients to a small sauce pan. Bring to a simmer and stir until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let steep, covered, for 30 minutes.

Strain and store the syrup in the refrigerator. Stays fresh for 3 weeks or longer.


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