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At Philadelphia’s Square 1682 restaurant, one night a week is dedicated to tiki cocktails and they’ve introduced a new tiki pitcher cocktail: Kama’aina Punch.
The drink blends gin, triple sec, fresh lemon juice, coconut syrup, pineapple juice and black cherry puree and can be given a little extra sparkle with the addition of prosecco.
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Two classic summer cocktails mojitos and margaritas inspired this pitcher cocktail. The lime zest ensures intense flavor to contrast the mint.
1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup water
Zest of 4 limes
3/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons agave nectar
3/4 cup triple sec
2 cups blanco or silver tequila
Sliced limes, to garnish
Flaked sea salt, to serve
In a blender, combine the mint leaves, water, lime zest, lime juice and agave nectar. Blend on high until the mint is very finely chopped. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher. Discard the solids. Stir in the triple sec and tequila, then chill.
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