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French Quarter Cooler

French Quarter Cooler

This rum and citrus cocktail is perfect for beating the heat.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail


  • 1 1/2 ounces white rum
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce orgeat syrup
  • 1/4 ounce St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • Ginger beer, for topping off drink
  • 1 lemon wheel, for garnish


  • Combine the rum, lemon juice, orgeat syrup, and St. Germain's in a Collins glass over ice. Stir to combine, then top the drink off with the ginger beer and garnish with the lemon wheel.