Hotel Nacional


Created: Will P. Taylor, 1935, Hotel Nacional
Uploaded by: @alex


112 oz
14 oz
apricot liqueur
34 oz
pineapple juice
12 oz
lime juice
14 oz
simple syrup
lime wheel as garnish

Shake it Up

  1. Shake all ingredients over ice
  2. Strain into chilled coupe
  3. Garnish with lime wheel

Background & History

Created at and named after the Hotel Nacional de Cuba in Havana, Cuba. Also known as the Hotel Nacional Special. The recipe has changed a bit over the years. The rum used can be white, aged, or a split base of both. Some recipes up the apricot liqueur and some skip the simple syrup.

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