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Banana Hammock


Banana Hammock Cocktail - Sailor Jerry Rum

Banana Hammock

Photo Courtesy: © Sailor Jerry Rum
On National Rum Day (August 16) of 2011 you can find this banana-filled cocktail at Mother’s Ruin in NYC. It is a drink with a delicious flavor and if you are not a fan of banana in your drinks you may want to give this one a shot because the spiced rum transforms the fruit's flavor into a whole new experience. This, I dare say, is one of the best banana cocktails you will find and takes the fruit to a level of delicious sophistication that is very rare.

To make the banana syrup, I've found it easiest to puree a banana and add it in equal amounts to the simple syrup while boiling. Strain out any banana chunks when the syrup is cool and you are ready to go.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Rim a coupe glass with spiced banana dust (sugar caramelized with homemade banana syrup and Sailor Jerry Rum).
  2. Pour the rum, syrup, lime, and bitters into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Strain into the prepared coupe glass.

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