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Holiday Tropical Drink: Nutty Like A Fruitcake

Holiday Tiki Drink

A holiday drink that’ll transport you to the tropics.

Portland bartender Mindy Kucan added a tropical touch to fruitcake via allspice and rum, giving the familiar flavors of winter a warm-weather spin. “Everybody wants to be somewhere tropical in the winter, right?” Kucan says.


  • 1½ oz. Demerara rum
  • ½ oz. spiced rum
  • 1 oz. fresh orange juice
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ oz. curaçao (Kucan uses Pierre Ferrand)
  • ¾ oz. orgeat
  • ¼ oz. allspice dram
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Tools:shaker
  • Glass:double Old Fashioned
  • Garnish:cinnamon stick, grated nutmeg, orange slice studded with cloves


Shake all of the ingredients with crushed ice and pour (unstrained) into a glass. Garnish.


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