Polynesian Guava Daiquiri | Cocktail Party

Polynesian Guava Daiquiri

Polynesian Guava Daiquiri cocktail with gin, banana liqueur, guava nectar, and lime juice

This tiki classic is neither Polynesian, nor is it a daiquiri – it does at least have guava in it! It hails from the menu at the long-since-demolished Kelbo’s on Fairfax in Los Angeles, a legendary hang among tiki aficionados. The recipe was dug up from bartender Hank Riddle’s personal notes by none other than Jeff “Beachbum” Berry, in his book Sippin’ Safari.

Kelbos’ menu featured several tiki-styled drinks with gin as a base in place of rum, and this drink is among the best of those. It’s fruity, but dry, and comes off with a restrained, sophisticated vibe not normally found in drinks of the style.

Ingredients

Instructions

Combine all ingredients with crushed ice in a blender or shaker. Blend or shake briefly and pour unstrained into a short glass. Garnish to tiki excess with a lime wheel, a banana slice, or edible flowers.

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