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Ancient Mariner

The Ancient Mariner cocktail is a delicious and complex rum-based drink that features several key ingredients, including Appleton Estate 8 Year Reserve Rum, lime juice, pink grapefruit juice, rich simple syrup, Rob’s Home Bar Allspice Dram, and Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaican Rum.

This cocktail is the perfect choice for anyone who loves the rich, complex flavors of rum and citrus. The Appleton Estate 8 Year Reserve Rum provides a smooth, rich base for the drink, while the lime juice and pink grapefruit juice add a tangy, citrusy kick.

The addition of rich simple syrup helps to balance out the acidity of the citrus juices, while Rob’s Home Bar Allspice Dram adds a warm, spicy note that complements the other flavors in the drink perfectly. Finally, the Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaican Rum brings a bold, robust flavor that rounds out the cocktail and gives it a satisfying finish.

Whether you’re a seasoned cocktail connoisseur or just looking for a delicious new drink to try, the Ancient Mariner is sure to impress. With its unique combination of flavors and expertly crafted ingredients, it’s the perfect choice for any occasion.

So why not give it a try today? Head to your local bar or mix up a batch at home, and discover the rich, complex flavors of the Ancient Mariner for yourself. Whether you’re enjoying it on a hot summer day or sipping it by the fire on a chilly winter evening, this cocktail is sure to delight your taste buds and leave you wanting more.

Ancient Mariner

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* Each of these Spirits or Liqueurs used can be substituted for your favourite brand.


  • Add all of the ingredients to the Shaker glass.
  • Whip shake with crushed ice.
  • Free pour the mixture into a rocks glass.
  • Top with crushed ice.
  • Garnish with a lime husk.
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Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg


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