Lani Kai Sling

Julie Reiner created this rum-based Sling specifically for Lani Kai, her rum-centric, “modern tropical” restaurant and lounge. Slideshow: More Delicious White Rum Cocktails 

Cocktail recipe: Lani Kai Sling
Photo: © Lucas Allen
1 drink


  • Ice

  • 1 ounce white rhum agricole

  • 1 ounce aged white rum, preferably El Dorado 3-Year

  • 1 ounce Sling Business (See Note)

  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled pineapple juice

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

  • Dash of Angostura bitters

  • 1 umbrella plus 1 cherry skewered on a pick with 1 pineapple wedge, for garnish (optional)


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnishes and shake well. Strain into a chilled, ice-filled collins glass. Garnish with the umbrella, cherry and pineapple.


Sling Business: In a jar, combine 1/4 ounce each of Heering cherry liqueur, Bénédictine (brandy-based herbal liqueur), grenadine and Cointreau or other triple sec. Makes 1 ounce.

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