Dry Spiced Cuban Rum Piña Colada Gift Pack
Once a kitsch classic, the Piña Colada is back with a vengeance. Tasting like summer sunshine and tropical bliss, this Caribbean cocktail is undergoing a massive revival and lots of intriguing innovation. Although the original recipe that we know and love today was probably invented by a Puerto Rican, the city of Ciego de Ávila in Cuba holds a Piña Colada Festival every April. So, we’ve given the cocktail a Cuban twist using our favourite new spiced rum…
Introducing the Black Tears Dry Spiced Cuban Rum Piña Colada Gift Pack. As well as a full bottle of Black Tears Dry Spiced Cuban Rum, this exotic collection also contains cocktail recipe ideas, a two-piece cocktail shaker, every bartender’s go-to cream of coconut and a pineapple juice that won a Great Taste Award. Fill the shaker with ice, measure in the ingredients with a squeeze of lime and a dash of bitters (if you don’t have any, we recommend Angostura Orange Bitters). Shake and strain over fresh ice. Welcome to paradise, it’s enough to make you weep (black) tears of joy.
The Cubans are an emotional bunch, they don’t hold back. When they feel, it’s the gut-wrenching, tear-jerking, heart-rending kind of feel usually reserved for soap operas. Black Tears is an homage to that true passion. It was inspired by the Cuban song ‘Lagrimas Negras’, which tells the story of young lady who sobbed into a vat of rum, filling it with her liquid sorrow. So, as you can imagine, it’s some emotionally charged stuff.
Black Tears is made by The Island Rum Company, who went into partnership with the Cuban government, allowing them access to the legendary rum brand Vigia. The base is a silver dry rum, which is infused with mysterious spices, coffee, cacao and ají dulce. The latter is a chilli much-loved in Cuban cuisine. Related to the habanero, but with a much milder and smokier flavour, it adds a little peppery spice and fire to the blend. Black Tears is the first dry spiced Cuban rum to be released onto the global market, and if its glorious bittersweet combo of mocha and spice is anything to go by, it won’t be the last, but it will be hard to top. As an alternative to the Piña Colada, simply mix with cola or ginger beer and lime, or get creative because the cocktail possibilities are absolutely endless. Oh, there is one more thing, and that's just to say that it’s been emotional.
£5.14 per 100.00ml
SKU No.: 3558299
Style No.: 851168
Black Tears Dry Spiced Cuban Rum Piña Colada Gift Pack contains:
- 1 x Black Tears Dry Spiced Cuban Rum 700ml;
- 1 x Martin Frobisher’s Pineapple Juice 250ml;
- 1 x Coco Reàl Cream of Coconut 623g;
- 1 x Two-piece Cocktail Shaker; and
- 1 x Cocktail Recipe Card.
Black Tears Dry Spiced Cuban Rum 700ml: contains alcohol, 40% ABV.
Martin Frobisher’s Pineapple Juice 250ml: Pineapple Juice, Stabiliser: Pectin.
Coco Reàl Cream of Coconut 623g: Coconut Juice (Squeezed Coconut, Coconut Milk, Coconut Oil, Water (Antioxidant (E320) (200%)), Sugar, Humectants: Glycerol (E422), Salt, Acidifying Agent: Citric Acid (E330), Emulsifiers: Mono- And Diglycerides Of Fatty Acids (E471), Sorbitan Monostearate (E491), Thickener: Xanthan (E415), Sodium Alginate (E401), Preservative Agent: Potassium Sorbate (E202), Natural Rosemary Extract.
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