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Cocktail Recipe | Purple Rose of Cairo | The Plain Truth About the Best Seeds

Follow Redbird Bar Director Tobin Shea’s cocktail recipe instructions below to make the Purple Rose of Cairo from The Plain Truth About the Best Seeds Cocktail Collection. Based on the Egyptian hibiscus-based drink, Karakadé, this version includes Caribbean flavors for a complex tiki-style cocktail.

Purple Rose of Cairo
1.5 oz Chairman’s Reserve Spiced Rum
1 oz Lime
¾ oz Thousand-Flavor Syrup
½ oz Don’s Mix
½ oz Giffard Blue Curaçao
½ oz Rhum JM V.O.
6 Drops Pernod Absinthe

In a Collins glass, add all the ingredients and fill with crushed ice. Using a bar spoon, swizzle until all the ingredients are incorporated. Add a straw and garnish with a lime twist.

For more information, visit The Plain Truth About the Best Seeds Cocktail Collection.

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