Learn The Hotel Nacional Special, An Extra Smooth Take On The Pineapple Daiquiri

A classic from the Hotel Nacional De Cuba in Havana, this cocktail is an extra smooth and aromatic variation on the daiquiri. Bartender Paul McGee adds his spin by using both a heavier bodied rum and a pineapple rum.

Hotel Nacional special

1.5 oz. light rum0.5 oz. pineapple rum0.75 oz. lime juice0.75 oz. pineapple juice0.5 oz. simple syrupBar spoon (1 teaspoon) apricot liqueur

Combine ingredients into shaker tin with ice. Shake for 10 seconds. Pour through strainer to keep out loose ice chips.