The Blue Steel

Serving Size: 1
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  • 2 Ounce gold rum
  • orange wheels, for garnish
  • 0.5 Ounce blue curaçao
  • crushed ice
  • 1 dash of Angostura bitters
  • 0.25 Ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)
  • 0.25 Ounce passion fruit juice
  • 0.5 Ounce fresh lime juice
  • 0.5 Ounce simple syrup (see Note)
  • lime wheels, for garnish


1. In a cocktail glass, stir everything except the ice, blue curaçao and garnishes. Add crushed ice and mix with a swizzle stick or bar spoon, then pack more crushed ice on top. Pour the blue curaçao over the drink and garnish with orange and lime wheels.

Note: To make simple syrup, simmer 1/2 cup water with 1/2 cup granulated sugar, stirring frequently until the sugar has dissolved. Let cool.


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