I don't go in for mixed drinks much. I'm a beer, bourbon on the rocks kind of guy. However, the bartender at O'Toole's pub (in Richmond) and I concocted a boat drink for people like I who hate sugery drinks.
It's called a rum fizzy and note the small quantities of ingredients (except the rum and fizzy water):
In a pint glass, over ice, add lots of light rum (four fingers).
1 Tbs. pineapple juice
1 tsp. Malibu
2 Tbs. Rose's lime juice
Top up with seltzer water (soda water will do)
Garnish with lime
You get all the hints of coconut and pineapple w/o the cloying sweetness of most tropical drinks.
For you vodka lovers, omit the Malibu and it works just as well. Warning: they go down like soda pop.
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