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Here is a nice cocktail for the ladies (and I like it too!).  The brilliant pink colour comes from the addition of the grenadine which gives the drink an elegant feminine look;  But the addition of the Lemon Wheel garnish and use of a rocks glass adds just a touch of masculine class.
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The Pink Rocket
An original cocktail by Chip Dykstra (Aka @Arcticwolf)

2 oz  White Rum (El Dorado 3 yr white is nice)
1 to 2 oz  Pink Grapefruit juice
1/2 to 1/12oz  Pineapple juice
3/4 Ounce Tangeray # 10 Gin
1/2 ounce Grenadine

Shake with ice
Strain into a small rocks glass
Garnish with Lemon Wheel

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review by . February 24, 2010
Sometimes I play with old ideas in an attempt to come up with something fresh. In this case the old idea is from a the 1937 publication, Cafe Royal Cocktail Book, Coronation Edition, compiled by W.J. Tarling. I introduced a cocktail from this book in my review of Appleton Estate Reserve Rum and the cocktail is called The Celebration.  The idea of mixing gin and rum was new to me, but obviously it has a tradition back at least 80 years.  So I thought I would experiment with the idea and …
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