The Death in the Gulf Stream is a potent cocktail that has been around since the late 1940s. It was invented by a bartender named Don the Beachcomber, who was renowned for his exotic tiki drinks. Originally, the drink was made with dark rum, lime juice, and orange juice, and was served in a tall glass with a cherry garnish.
Over time, the recipe evolved and now it is a powerful concoction of rum, orange curaçao, lime juice, and grenadine, served in a tiki mug. The drink has a unique flavor that is a combination of sweet and sour, with a hint of spice from the rum.
To make a Death in the Gulf Stream cocktail at home, you will need the following ingredients:
- 2 ounces of dark rum (you can also use light rum or spiced rum)
- 1 ounce of orange curaçao
- 1 ounce of lime juice
- 1 teaspoon of grenadine
To make the drink, fill a tiki mug with ice. Pour in the rum, orange curaçao, lime juice, and grenadine. Stir the ingredients together and garnish with a cherry or a lime wedge.
The Death in the Gulf Stream is a classic tiki drink that is sure to put a smile on your face. The combination of sweet and sour flavors, with the hint of spice from the rum, make this a delicious cocktail that is sure to please. So why not give it a try?
Looking for other great rum cocktails? Check out our rum drink recipes.