The Majestic

While visiting his friend Tim Rita, head bartender at Lewers Lounge in Honolulu's Halekulani hotel, Francesco Lafranconi came up with the idea to create a cocktail using the hotel's house-made poha berry (a.k.a. Cape gooseberry) jam.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink

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  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces gin, preferably London dry
  • 3/4 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons Cape gooseberry jam or bitter orange marmalade
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 1 fresh kaffir lime leaf, for garnish (optional)

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, Grand Marnier, lime juice and jam and shake well. Strain the drink into a chilled coupe and add the bitters. Garnish with the lime leaf.

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