La Floridita

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Mona's • Seattle

Mona's Spanish and Portuguese tapas and twice-weekly live bossa nova are complemented by cocktails like this one, based on a drink once served at La Florida, a famous Havana bar of the 1930s.


  1. 2 ounces white rum
  2. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  3. 1/2 ounce Punt e Mes or other sweet vermouth
  4. 1/2 ounce white crème de cacao
  5. 1/2 teaspoon grenadine, preferably homemade
  6. Ice
  7. 1 lime wheel, for garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the rum, lime juice, vermouth, crème de cacao and grenadine; fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the lime wheel.