This time of year, pumpkin spice is in EVERYTHING! If you’re wanting something new and a bit more sophisticated, try the Pumpkin Paradise from Tommy Bahama. This hand crafted seasonal cocktail features a warm blend of flavors. Knob Creek® bourbon and Sailor Jerry® spiced rum blends with pumpkin puree, maple syrup, a dash of bitters and is then finished with some ginger beer and the juice from a lime wedge for this festive fall cocktail. The Pumpkin Paradise can be enjoyed at any Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, or you can create it at home with this recipe:
Pumpkin Paradise recipe:
1 part Knob Creek® bourbon
1 part Sailor Jerry® spiced rum
1 tsp pumpkin puree
¼ part maple syrup
1 dash orange bitters
Juice of 1 lime wedge
2 parts ginger beer
Put all ingredients except ginger beer in a mixing glass. Add ice and shake with mixing tin to break up puree.
Strain into double rocks glass over fresh ice. Top with ginger beer. If desired, garnish with grated nutmeg.