Añejo Highball

Stage Left • New Brunswick, NJ"Curaçao, lime and rum are the Holy Trinity of the island rum drink," says world-famous mixologist Dale DeGroff. His añejo (aged) highball is a tribute to great Cuban bartenders like Constantine Ribalaigua, who created the Papa Doble daiquiri for Hemingway. The Grand Marnier here replaces the curaçao.Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

1 drink


  • Ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces aged amber rum

  • 3/4 ounce Grand Marnier

  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters

  • 1 ounce chilled ginger beer

  • 1 lime wheel

  • 1/2 orange wheel


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the rum, Grand Marnier, lime juice and bitters and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass and stir in the ginger beer. Garnish with the lime wheel and orange wheel half.

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