©Rachel Corbitt

Tiki Tipple

a cocktail recipe
ingredients
FOR THE FALL SPICE SYRUP
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup water
2 cinnamon sticks
7 cardamom pods (green), whole
10 allspice berries, whole
1 tbsp ginger root, ground
1 tbsp orange peel (dried), chopped
nutmeg, whole (freshly grated)
FOR THE COCKTAIL
1½ oz aged rum
½ oz (any funky) Jamaican rum
½ oz white rum
1½ oz pineapple juice
1 oz canned coconut milk, unsweetened
1 oz lime juice
1 oz Fall Spice Syrup
3 dashes orange bitters
1 dash pumpkin pie spice powder
Tiki Tipple
a cocktail recipe
by Rachel Corbitt
Rachel Corbitt is currently an Anesthesiology resident physician at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She discovered the home cocktail community on Instagram early on during the COVID pandemic, and jumped in with her own contributions (@theresidentmixologist). When she isn’t in the OR, she’s testing out new recipes and trying to find the best lighting in her apartment for cocktail pictures!
a little bit about the recipe
From Rachel's post: "Life update: I have discovered the joy of freshly ground nutmeg. Look at the pretty brown crinkles! This is a little fall-inspired tiki number here featuring a plethora of warm spices from @selefina.spices! The pumpkin spice powder is 👌."
PREP | 15 M
COOK | 15 M
INACTIVE | 1 H
TOTAL | 1 H 30 M
1 SERVING | 7 oz
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directions
Make the fall spice syrup (note this will add additional prep time):
Place brown sugar, water, cinnamon sticks, cardamom pods, allspice berries, dried ginger, dried orange peels, freshly ground nutmeg. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Cover and turn heat off to cool for 1 hour. Strain out the solids. Keeps in the fridge for 2 weeks.


Make the cocktail:
Shake everything with ice and strain into a tiki glass or mug with pebble ice. Garnish with cinnamon, lime, and pineapple. Serve with a straw.
ingredients in recipe
5.0
cassia
2 3/4" quills
Cassia cinnamon sticks are rigid making them ideal for aromatic crafting or for use as flavor-imbuing stirrers.
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green pods
whole pods
Aromatic and flavorful, whole green cardamom pods can be lightly crushed to further enhance flavor in cooking.
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whole
Multi-dimensional in flavor, this single spice is redolent of a mix of spices including clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, black pepper, and juniper.
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ground
Dried ground ginger is an aromatic and pungent spice with citrusy, even woodsy, notes. Used in baked goods and ginger-flavored favs.
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chopped
Dried orange peels have a sharp citrus bite. Made entirely from the peel of the fruit, they tend toward bitterness, and as such these dried pieces aren't meant for ready-made snacking.
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whole
Whole nutmeg is a hard ovate seed kernel that is used grated or ground as a warm, slightly sweet spice with a pungent fragrance.
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