Making something with acidulated pineapple: the fastest way to feel like a cocktail nerd at home. Or you can join us in person and learn how to make this cocktail (plus three others) straight from a bar pro, with dumpling pairings from Nom Wah and a welcome glass of sake.
The recipe makes a fair amount of each component, but just consider it an excuse to throw a party.
Ube-Pineapple Rum Cocktail
Recipe adapted from Liquor Lab, New York, NY
Yield: 1 cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: N/A
Total Time: 5 minutes
For the Ube Infusion:
1 ounce ube extract
1 liter simple syrup
For the Acidulated Pineapple:
1 liter unsweetened pineapple juice
40 grams citric acid
For the Cocktail:
1½ ounces rum
¾ ounce ube infusion
1 ounce acidulated pineapple
Pineapple slice, for garnish
1. Make the ube infusion: Stir the ube extract and simple syrup to combine. Set aside.
2. Make the acidulated pineapple: Stir the pineapple juice and citric acid until fully dissolved. Set aside.
3. Make the cocktail: Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with a pineapple slice and serve.
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