DOTW: Vampire’s Heart

It’s Valentines week. And what says love more than the heart… of a mythical creature that sucks blood? So this Valentine’s day, protect your love with this apotropaic remix to the classic Daiquiri.


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Vampire’s Heart

1 ½ oz. Garlic-habanero-infused light rum
¾ oz. Fresh lime juice
¼ oz. Simple syrup

– combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice
– shake vigorously
– double strain into chilled cocktail glass
garnish: blood orange wedge


The citrus does a great job of giving the heat a bit of a quick bite. Pun intended. If you’re just screaming for some read you can sub a dash of grenadine for the citrus produce a lovingly deceptive heart burn[er].



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