While the late, great Julia Child was cooking in the kitchen, her husband, Paul Child, put his mind to creating cocktails behind the bar. Falling between a tiki drink and a Rum Collins, this highball by Paul Child originally called for Tom Collins mix, a sweet-and-sour carbonated mixer popular in midcentury cocktails. We’ve updated it with contemporary ingredients.

Paul Child
November 2018

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Credit: Christopher Testani

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total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 cocktail
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pour rum, lemon juice, sweetened lime juice, and apricot liqueur into a mixing glass; fill with ice. Using a bar spoon, stir until outside of glass is frosty, about 30 seconds; strain into a chilled highball glass filled with crushed ice. Top with a splash of club soda and bitters.

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