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Test Pilot Cocktail Recipe

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Test Pilot Cocktail Recipe

Test Pilot Cocktail Recipe

The Test Pilot was cause for inspiration for many riffs including the Space Pilot, Jet Pilot, Ace Pilot and the Astronaut. It was first created by Don the Beachcomber back in 1941 and features in Jeff Berry's Beach Bum Berry Remixed cocktail book.
It's a potent blend of a dark Jamaican rum, white Puerta Rican rum and typical tiki ingredients - falernum, fresh lime and bitters. The addition of Pernod brings notes of aniseed to the intense tropical drink.
3.44 from 25 votes

Ingredients
 

  • 45 ml Dark Jamaican Rum 1.5 oz
  • 22.5 ml Puerto Rican White Rum 0.75 oz
  • 15 ml Cointreau 0.5 oz
  • 15 ml Falernum 0.5 oz
  • 15 ml Fresh Lime Juice 0.5 oz
  • 2 Dashes of Angostura Bitters
  • 6 drops of Pernod

Instructions
 

  • Combine all the ingredients into a blender
  • Turn on briefly (5 seconds)
  • Dump the contents into a tiki mug or glass
  • Garnish with mint, lime wheel and maraschino cherry
  • Serve with a Surfside Sipper! (20% off coupon: STB20)
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