Food & Drink

The Red Cap

Serves: 1

This recipe is from Mount Gay Eclipse rum from Barbados. For more recipes, see


4 Maraschino cherries

6-8 fresh mint leaves

½ teaspoon sugar


2 ounces rum

1 wedge fresh lime

Dash bitters

1½ teaspoon grenadine

Ginger ale


In a rocks glass, muddle the cherries with mint leaves and sugar. Add ice.

In a cocktail shaker, mix rum, a squeeze of lime, a dash of bitters and a slurp of grenadine. Shake well. Pour over ice and muddled mixture. Top off with ginger ale. Garnish with a sprig of mint, if desired.