The Perfect Fruit-Forward Cocktail for Summer

The Green Banana Cocktail at Brass Tacks packs a sweet, summery punch, with just the right amount of smoky warmth mixed in.

Photo by Paul Miller

Green Banana

1 ½ oz. Ardbeg 10-year single-malt Scotch whisky
½ oz. Suze liqueur
½ oz. Giffard Banane du Brésil
1 ½ oz. pineapple juice
½ oz. lemon juice
½ oz. pineapple gum syrup
12 oz. pebble ice
4 1-inch pineapple cubes
½ frozen banana

Combine all ingredients in a blender, and mix on high for 20 seconds. Pour into a hollowed-out pineapple half, and garnish with a banana, pineapple leaves, maraschino cherry, lemon slices, and mint sprigs.

“This cocktail is a great way to get people who don’t usually drink smoky or peaty whiskies to try this flavor in a fun, approachable way.” —Stuart Jensen, co-owner of Brass Tacks

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Brass Tacks
1526 Blake St.