Rising Sun in Trinidad

The Amaro Week cocktail series continues with Rising Sun in Trinidad.

Rising Sun in Trinidad

For the Rising Sun in Trinidad cocktail, we travel to Trinidad & Tobago with Amaro di Angostura, an amaro characterised by a spicy flavour profile of cinnamon, cardamom and clove  along with liquorice notes, citrus and a chocolate finish. Here, we’re pairing it with bourbon and a plum liqueur from Japan (hence the name) which adds a complementary nuttiness and subtle fruit note to the drink.

For more information about amari, refer to the Essential Guide to Amaro.

Rising Sun in Trinidad Cocktail Recipe


  • 45 ml bourbon
  • 30 ml Amaro di Angostura
  • 15 ml lemon juice
  • 15 ml simple syrup
  • 10 ml Choya Umeshu plum liqueur

Glassware: coupette
Garnish: orange peel


In a mixing glass with ice, add all ingredients and shake until cold. Strain into a chilled coupette and garnish with orange peel.

Other cocktails in the Amaro Week series: The Montevit, Rabo de Galo, White Negroni, The Bitter & Twisted Martini, Outback Galah, The Bitter Smoke, Black Manhattan

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Rising Sun in Trinidad was last modified: September 30th, 2017 by Corinne Mossati
Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of Cocktails & Bars and popular online magazine Gourmantic. She is named in the Australian Bartender Magazine Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The World’s 50 Best Bars Academy who judges the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions. Read the full bio here.