How to make a Naked Lady cocktail is easy and simple. It has a label that puts it in the aperitif family. It’s a sophisticated cocktail with a name that is really an attention grabber. So, here is the basic recipe for a Naked Lady cocktail, and a couple of different ways to enjoy it.
To make a Naked Lady cocktail, have ready the following items:
- White rum
- Apricot Brandy
- Lemon juice
- Sweet Vermouth
- Ice (cubed)
- Highball glass
Pour 1 oz white rum, 1 oz sweet vermouth, a splash of apricot brandy, 2 dashes grenadine, and a splash of lemon juice into a cocktail shaker half filled with ice cubes. Shake well, strain into a highball glass, and serve. Orange juice may be used in your Naked Lady instead of lemon juice, if desired.
If a top shelf ingredient selection is more what you have in mind, then the following Naked Lady drink recipe from Bacardi rum is certain to excite even the most discriminating of tastes. For this drink, the following ingredients are needed:
- 1 2/5 parts Barcardi Superior Rum
- 1 2/5 parts Noilly Pat Rouge
- 1/5 Part Apricot brandy
- I/5 part Pomegranate Grenadine
- 1/5 part fresh squeezed lemon juice
- Ice cubes
- Lemon zest for garnish
Add the ice cubes into the shaker until it is half full, and then add all of the other ingredients. Shake the mixture until the shaker gets very cold. Strain it twice into a pre-chilled cocktail glass. Add Lemon zest to your Naked Lady for the garnish.
White rum is the choice for this cocktail and it blends well with fruit flavors. If the rum is aged in an oak cask, it will have a smooth taste.