Rum Journal: Drink This Cocktail, Help Save Caribbean Sea Turtles

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TO CELEBRATE earth day, Rum Journal decided to bring you a special “green” cocktail called the Spicy Island Turtle.

The cocktail, which comes from Kendie Williams, the master mixologist at the Four Seasons Resort in Nevis, is made with local, sustainable ingredients and the special Naked Turtle Rum, which aims to promote the conservation of sea turtles.

In fact, Naked Turtle Rum has partnered with the Sea Turtle Conservancy in their efforts to help save the critically endangered sea turtles of the Caribbean along with donating a portion of its profits to help sea turtle conservation.

It’s fairly simple, then — drink this cocktail, help save a sea turtle in the Caribbean.

Spicy Island Turtle

Ingredients:
2 ½ oz Naked Turtle Rum
1 oz Mango puree
½ Lemon, squeezed
1 oz Sugar cane syrup
2 drip Mango Pepper Hot Sauce
6 leaves Rosemary, muddled
Caribbean Jerk Spice
Brown sugar
Fresh mango wedge
Fresh Rosemary

Method:
1. Rim martini glass with brown sugar and half with Caribbean Jerk spice
2. Muddle the Rosemary
3. Combine rum, mango puree, lemon, sugar cane syrup, mango pepper hot sauce, the muddled Rosemary & ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until cold
4. Strain in to the brown sugar & Jerk rimmed martini glass
5. Garnish with fresh wedge of mango & fresh rosemary

Here’s to turtles!

— CJ

Rum Journal: Drink This Cocktail, Help Save Caribbean Sea Turtles

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