The Captain’s Pineapple

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A killer drink is crucial to any summer gathering. This past Tuesday, Captain Morgan proved that with a private tasting of their new limited edition rum, Captain Morgan 1671 Commemorative Blend Spiced Rum, which just hit shelves.

While I do not drink much other than margaritas and white wine, (chardonnay shots anyone?!) mixologist Jon Ruiz won me over with “The Captain’s Pineapple,” a super simple, but yummy concoction. Captain Morgan 1671 is lightly sweetened with aromas of sweet oak & dried fruits such as apricot and raisin, which the pineapple juice in this drink compliments perfectly.While the Captain brands signature drink is simply mixing their rum with a splash of cola, Ruiz gave us a few more options.

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Chipotle Runner*
1.5 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN® 1671
.5 oz.  Chipotle rosemary syrup
1 oz. Lime juice
3 dashes Orange bitters
Horizon Punch*
1 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN® 1671
.5 oz. Cointreau noir
.5 oz. Lime juice
.5 oz. Demerara syrup
1.5 oz. Berry tea
Dark Horse*
1 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN® 1671
.5 oz. Ginger liquor
1 oz. Lime juice
.5 oz. Agave syrup
The Captain’s Pineapple
1.5 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN® White Rum
5 oz. Pineapple juice
1 oz. Club soda
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