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Maracaibo

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Intrigued by the idea of using tamarind in a drink, Berry tinkered with ingredients for over five years before settling on this concoction. It's primarily a hot-weather cocktail, but the allspice dram makes it a good choice for fall and winter, too.

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  1. Ice
  2. 2 ounces aged rum, preferably Jamaican
  3. 1/2 ounce crème de banane
  4. 1/4 ounce St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram (allspice liqueur)
  5. 3 ounces chilled tamarind nectar
  6. 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  7. 1 lemon wheel, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and shake well. Pour (don't strain) into a chilled highball glass and garnish with the lemon wheel.