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Pumpkin Daiquiri

Ingredients

Pumpkin Syrup

1 sugar pie pumpkin, or other cooking pumpkin

Sugar

1 vanilla bean

Citric acid

Daiquiri

4 milliliters allspice dram

1/4 ounce lime juice

1/4 ounce VSOP Rhum Agricole

1 1/2 ounce pumpkin syrup

1 1/2 ounce white rum

Cinnamon and nutmeg, to garnish

Directions

For the pumpkin syrup

  1. Wash pumpkins, no need to peel them.  Remove seeds and pulp and cut into pieces.
  2. Using a juice machine, juice the pumpkin pieces.
  3. Weigh the juice and add half that much sugar by weight.
  4. Add vanilla bean, split and scraped.
  5. Simmer for 30 minutes on low to medium heat, juice should reduce slightly.
  6. Cool and strain. Once cooled, add 1.5 grams citric acid for every 100 grams of pumpkin syrup and stir to combine.

Assembly

  1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker tin with ice, and shake until the outside of the tin is very cold.
  2. Fine strain into a chilled coupe glass, and garnish with the grated cinnamon and nutmeg.