Santa Maria

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The Santa Maria cocktail is pure alcohol – spiced rum, gold tequila and sweet vermouth. No mixers were harmed in the making of this cocktail.

Santa Maria drink on white surface

This drink balances an interesting combination of flavors – the spice from the rum and the sweetness from the dash of vermouth. The tequila adds more body than flavor, mellowing out the whole concoction. This is a complex, fascinating drink you can linger over for a while.

Recipe

  • 1 ounce spiced rum
  • 1 ounce gold tequila
  • 1 dash sweet vermouth

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in all the ingredients and shake gently. Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange wheel.

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Last Updated:

October 5, 2021