The Heat Ray Cocktail

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The Heat Ray Cocktail
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Says Sunshine. Co's bartender Natasha David about this Campari cocktail: "We wanted this menu to reflect the vibe of Sunshine Co. — youthful, playful and well, sunny. In the spirit, our goal was to create whimsical cocktails. I am always trying to think of new ways to incorporate Campari into cocktails. You don't see a lot of Tiki Campari drinks, so the desire to create this cocktail grew from that. As far as thinking of what to infuse the Campari with — we immediately thought dried ancho chile peppers. Rather than making the drink spicy, ancho chiles just impart a subtle heat — a heat you feel in the finish. Since the drink is sort of tropical, for the lack of a better word, we liked the idea of it being somewhat 'warming' at the same time."

1
Servings
209
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Ounce El Dorado 5-Year Rum
  • 1/2 Ounce ancho chile-infused Campari
  • 1 Ounce fresh pineapple juice
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 Ounce cinnamon bark syrup
  • 1/4 Ounce cane sugar syrup

Directions

Add all ingredients to a shaker and shake; strain into a pilsener glass over crushed ice for a slushy "snow cone." Garnish with a pineapple wedge and mint sprig. 

Cocktail Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Cocktail Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
12g
N/A
Protein
0.2g
0.3%
Carbs
20g
7%
Vitamin A
0.3µg
N/A
Vitamin C
7mg
12%
Vitamin K
0.2µg
0.2%
Calcium
22mg
2%
Fiber
0.1g
0.5%
Folate (food)
7µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
7µg
2%
Iron
0.2mg
1.3%
Magnesium
8mg
2%
Phosphorus
8mg
1%
Potassium
89mg
3%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
11.3%
Sodium
8mg
N/A
Sugars, added
9g
N/A
Zinc
0.3mg
1.9%

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