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Another tiki creation courtesy of the great man himself, Trader Vic, the Siboney is a straight-up, Martini-styled tweak of a Daiquiri that closely resembles a Hurricane. Mixing Dark rum with lemon juice, pineapple juice and passion fruit syrup, the biggest difference between this and the Hurricane is that the Siboney is served straight-up rather than over ice.

Dark Rum, Lemon Juice, Pineapple Juice, Passion Fruit Syrup.

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The Siboney is an underrated tiki legend, created by Trader Vic as a short, sophisticated alternative to the long, elaborate Hurricane, this stylish cocktail is a great choice for a summery, tropical themed bar hire.

Tiki drinks are a wide and varied family of cocktails that are all about summer vibes and exotic flavours, a tiki menu is a great choice to inject some fun into a bar hire or to cool off a hot summer event. Tiki drinks generally tend to be large, long drinks with loads of ingredients, that can take quite a while to prepare, so if you’re planning on serving a tiki themed menu, it’s worth featuring something like the Siboney as a shorter alternative and a speedy drink to help even out service.

If you’re looking for some great tiki drinks to feature alongside the Siboney you might want to consider serving a Mai Tai; another Trader Vic creation consisting of dark and overproof rum, lime juice, orange liqueur and orgeat, am almond based syrup. Another rum classic and the forefather of most tiki drinks, is the Daiquiri; this simple sour consists of white rum, lime juice and sugar, balanced to perfection to create a tasty, tangy cocktail.

If you’re considering serving the Siboney as part of your menu and you want to know more about what drinks could sit well alongside it, be sure to speak to your event organiser about your options, or check out some other rum-based, summery and tiki-style drinks from our list.


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Ingredients & Equipment


  • 50ml Dark Rum
  • 25ml Pineapple Juice
  • 25ml Lemon Juice
  • 12.5ml Passionfruit Syrup
  • ½ a Passionfruit for Garnish


  • Shaker
  • Jigger/Measure
  • Hawthorne Strainer
  • Fine Strainer
  • Mexican Elbow
  • Martini Glass or Coupette
  • Cubed Ice
  • Chill your glass in the freezer or fill it with ice
  • Take your Boston glass or small tin
  • Using your jigger to measure, add the rum, pineapple juice and passionfruit syrup to the shaker
  • Using your Mexican elbow and a jigger to measure, squeeze 25ml of lime juice and add it to the shaker
  • Fill your shaker with cubed ice and seal using your Boston tin or lid
  • Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds or until your tin is very cold
  • Remove your glass from the freezer or empty it of ice if necessary
  • Using your Hawthorne strainer and your fine strainer, double strain your cocktail into your chilled Martini glass or coupette
  • Garnish by floating half a passionfruit in the drink
  • Serve and enjoy!



Fancy learning some of the core techniques that go into making the perfect Siboney? Join us on one of our range of cocktail making masterclasses.

We’re strong advocates of experience and it’s crucial role to picking up and applying knowledge. That’s why we deliver each of our range of cocktail making classes in as interactive a fashion as possible – providing a fully-equipped bar station for each of our guests, in turn giving them a great opportunity to really get to grips with the professional-standard equipment and ingredients at hand. On top of this, the fact that there will never be more than 5 guests to any one bar limits the time spent standing around as much as possible, meaning nobody’s experience is compromised.

The open-to-the-public variety of our cocktail making classes run every Friday and Saturday at our sister company and permanent home on Shoreditch’s Kingsland Road, TT Liquor, which houses a range of fully-equipped cocktail making studios.

We also offer the option of taking things private if you’re part of a group of 6 or more aspiring mixologists. Our mobile cocktail class service allows us to take our portable bars on the road with us to any location across London, the UK and beyond. We have over a decade of experience and in that time we’ve held classes half way up the Shard, in a client’s back garden, and even as far afield as the Scottish Highlands.

If any of this sounds right up your street, please don’t hesitate to give us a call on 020 8003 7982 and one of our dedicated events organisers will happily talk you through some your options, as well as answer any queries you may have about our services.