Coronado Luau Special

This recipe was recommended by Nathan Robinson who tried it with Blood Oranges. I needed to use up my Valencia Oranges though so went with the traditional Orange Juice.

This is recipe from the Luau Room at the Coronado Hotel, and noted by the inclusion in Beachbum Berry’s Grog Log.

Looking at the recipe I thought that this wasn’t very balanced and had too much juice/sugar. Turns out that’s exactly how it was. I added some Brandy and it was better, but this one likely won’t be going into rotation. I riffed a bit on the ingredients, so check the Grog Log or the Total Tiki app for the original recipe.

Coronado Luau Special
3 oz Valencia Orange juice
1½ oz Lemon juice
½ oz Lime juice
1 oz Demerara syrup
1 oz Dark Jamaican rum (Coruba)
1 oz Light rum (Denizen White)
¾ oz Cognac
¼ oz Ferrand Dry Curacao
¼ oz Orgeat (Latitude 29)
Float 1 oz Brandy
Flash blend

Be sure to check out more recipes and posts from Nathan Robinson who has some great photos on his feed.

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