Black-Eyed Susan Spritzers

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 40 min (includes refrigeration and cooling time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 cup fresh pineapple juice

1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, plus 1/2 orange, thinly sliced

1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus 1 small lemon, thinly sliced

1/4 cup white rum 

1/4 cup rye whiskey 

1 tablespoon orange liqueur 

Simple Syrup, recipe follows

About 2 cups sparkling water

About 3/4 cup black rum

Simple Syrup:

1/2 cup sugar


Special equipment:
6 Collins glasses
  1. In a pitcher, stir together the pineapple, orange and lemon juices, white rum, rye whiskey, orange liqueur and Simple Syrup to taste. Add the orange and lemon slices, then cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 8 hours.
  2. Divide among 6 Collins glasses filled with ice. Top off with a splash of sparkling water and a few teaspoons of the black rum. Serve immediately.

Simple Syrup:

Yield: approximately 1 cup
  1. Combine the sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook until the sugar is melted, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat, let cool to room temperature, then cover and chill until cold.