Cocktails,  Rum Cocktails

El Macuá

El Macuá is a popular cocktail made with Flor de Cana Rum 5yrs, guava juice, lemon juice, orange juice, and simple syrup. This drink is perfect as it blends the sweetness of guava with the tanginess of citrus juices.

The Flor de Cana Rum 5yrs used in this cocktail provides a smooth taste with a hint of oak and vanilla notes. The guava juice gives the El Macuá a tropical flavor with a slightly tart finish. Lemon and orange juices complement the guava flavor, adding a citrusy twist to the drink.

To sweeten the cocktail, simple syrup is added, which balances the tartness of the citrus juices and adds a sweetness to the overall taste. The cocktail is typically served over ice and garnished with a slice of orange or a sprig of mint.

El Macuá is a popular choice for many Nicaraguan celebrations, such as birthdays, holidays, and family gatherings. It is also a popular choice among tourists who want to experience the traditional flavors of Nicaragua.

One of the reasons why El Macuá is so beloved is that it is easy to make and customizable to suit tastes. The ingredients can be adjusted to make the cocktail more or less sweet, depending on the preference of the drinker.

Overall, El Macuá is a delicious cocktail that showcases the unique flavors of Nicaragua. The combination of these ingredients creates a refreshing and balanced taste that is perfect for any occasion.

El Macuá

El Macuá

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


  • Add all the ingredients to the shaker tin.
  • Shake with ice for 10-15 seconds.
  • Pour into a highball glass over fresh ice.
  • Garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry.
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Serving: 4.3oz | Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 0.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 58IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.4mg


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