Queen’s Park Swizzle Cocktail Recipe

Have you ever tasted or made Queen’s Park Swizzle before? If not, then you must try it at least once as it is very simple to make and delicious as well. The superb red, white, and green layers always look amazing and automatically attract people. This multi-coloured unique drink is so refreshing and fantastic that in 1946 one of the very famous Trader Vic declared it as “the most delightful form of anesthesia given out today.” This recipe makes two drinks and contains sugar, water, fresh mint leaves, fresh limejuice, white rum, crushed ice and angostura bitters. Queen’s Park Swizzle cocktail is best served in highball glasses otherwise you can use any of the cocktail glasses.

Preparation Time: approximately 10 minutes
Serving Size: 02
Equipments Require: Highball glasses, Cocktail mixer and wooden spoon or a muddler

(1/4 cup) sugar
(1/4 cup) water
(3 tablespoons) fresh limejuice
(1/2 cup) white rum
(4 cups) crushed ice
1 teaspoon angostura bitters
24 fresh mint leaves


  • 1

    Place two highball glasses in refrigerator for approximately 15 minutes until chill thoroughly.

  • 2

    Meanwhile, take a small saucepan and pour 1/4 cup of water into it. Bring the water to boil and add in 1/4 cup of sugar. Stir it until the sugar dissolves completely. Now, pour this sugar syrup into a small bowl and set it aside at room temperature until cold.

  • 3

    Remove the two chilled highball glasses from refrigerator and place 12 fresh mint leaves, 1 1/2 tablespoons simple syrup, and 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh limejuice in each highball glasses.

  • 4

    Grab a handle of wooden spoon or a muddler and mash the mixtures in both glasses one by one until the fresh leaves of mint begin to break apart.

  • 5

    Now add 1/4 cup rum and 1 cup crushed ice to each of your highball glasses. Gently stir or stir the mixtures in both glasses until blend.

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