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Blooming Brilliance is the name of the Pop Up Mixology Bar at The Rib Room restaurant in London and their botanical cocktails are incredible! The Papa Was Right is one of our favorites for summer – a sweet, slightly tangy elixir that will make you feel like you’re on the beach in a tropical paradise. Enjoy!



1 ½ oz Bacardi White

1/3 oz Maraschino juice

2/3 oz Pineapple shrub (click here for a great shrub recipe) *

½ oz Grapefruit juice

1/3 oz Lemon juice

1/3 oz Pomegranate liqueur

Grapefruit rind for garnish


1. Add the ingredients to a shaker.

2. Add ice.

3. Shake vigorously.

4. Strain into a martini glass.

5. Garnish with a thin piece of grapefruit rind or a Maraschino cherry!


*If you don’t have time, substitute for fresh pineapple juice. The cocktail won’t be as deep in flavor but it’s still delicious!