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Flotante cocktail – Aqua Nueva

Makes 1 cocktail


80ml rum Zacapa 23
50ml lime juice
50ml pineapple juice
6 dashes absinthe
30ml Giffard passion fruit syrup
20g sugar
20ml Visciolata Cardinale

To serve
Chilled rocks glass
Cubed Ice
Slice of dried pineapple, to garnish
Mint sprig, to garnish
Viola flowers, to garnish


In the shaker, add the rum, lime juice, pineapple juice, absinthe, passion fruit syrup and sugar, shake well until the ingredients are completely combined. 

In a chilled glass, add the ice cube and strain the drink through a Hawthorne strainer and a small fine sieve positioned over the glass. 

Pour the Visciolata Cardinale over the top of the cocktail gently, so it floats. 

Finally, garnish with the pineapple, mint and viola flowers.

From the Aqua Nueva cocktail list

Aqua Nueva
5th Floor, 240 Regent St
London W1B 3BR