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5 Cocktails Where Guava Takes Centrestage

Today, let's spotlight the underestimated guava, a fruit with a secret life as the globetrotting star of cocktails. From South America's spirited brews to tropical concoctions in Asia, guava has been the Indiana Jones of fruits—full of surprises and adventure.

Helan Singh

February 03, 2024

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1. The Guava Gin Jamboree

Mix 50 ml Tanqueray Gin, guava juice, lime squeeze and a hint of syrup. Shake and pour over ice, topping with a fizzy splash of club soda—a lively jamboree for breezy evenings.

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2. The Salsa Night Margarita

For a dance-worthy drink, blend 50 ml Don Julio Blanco, guava juice, lime juice and a daring slice of jalapeño. Rim the glass with salt and tajin for a spicy salsa night or a non-alcoholic tequila for a sober dance.

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3. Whiskey in a Tropical Suit

Give the classic Whiskey Sour a tropical twist with 50 ml Johnnie Walker Black Label, guava juice, lemon juice and a spoonful of sugar. Sophisticated with a playful touch.

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4. Caribbean Guava Party Punch

For a crowd-pleaser, mix 200 ml Captain Morgan Dark Rum, guava juice, pineapple juice and a splash of grenadine in a large bowl. Add lime wheels and mint leaves for an island party serving 8-10 people.

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5. Guava Martini: Shaken, Not Stirred

Create a Guava Martini by shaking 50 ml of Ciroc Vodka, guava juice, and dry vermouth in a grand finale. Strain into a chilled martini glass, garnishing with a twist of lemon—a smooth, playful drink for a tropical vacation vibe.

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