Recipe courtesy of Kevin Nurse

Caribbean Sorrel Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 45 min
  • Yield: about 8 cups
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2 quarts water

6 ounces dried red sorrel buds

4 ounces ginger, sliced thin

Ice cubes

Simple syrup, as needed

2 ounces lime juice

4 ounces rum (recommended: 151)


  1. Bring the water to a boil, remove from the heat, and add the sorrel and ginger. Let steep about 45 minutes, strain.
  2. Add ice cubes to a shaker. For 2 servings, add to the shaker about 2 or 3 ounces strained juice, 2 ounces simple syrup, a splash of lime juice, and a jigger of rum. Shake well and pour.