Ginger Smash

Ginger Smash Cocktail

Base Spirit: Rum

Type: Modern Classics, Tiki / Tropical

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sweet

About the Ginger Smash Cocktail

A delicious mix of three spirits, pineapple, lime juice and, of course, ginger.

Ingredients in the Ginger Smash Cocktail

  • 2 matchbox-sized chunks Fresh pineapple
  • 2 long, thin slices Fresh ginger root
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1.5 oz 10 Cane Rum
  • .75 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
  • .75 oz Berentzen Apple Liqueur
  • .5 oz Fresh lime juice

Garnish: Pineapple leaf

Glass: Rocks or Old Fashioned

How to make the Ginger Smash Cocktail

In a shaker, muddle the pineapple, ginger and sugar until they form a paste. Add the remaining ingredients and fill half way with ice. Shake briefly and pour (unstrained) into a rocks or Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with a pineapple leaf.

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