The Airmail Cocktail

The Airmail Cocktail

The Spruce / Ali Redmond

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
243 Calories
0g Fat
31g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 46mg 230%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 249mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Transport yourself from work to happy hour with the Airmail cocktail. This famous drink was brought to life in 1949 Havana, Cuba, right around the time that airmail was the closest thing there was to present-day email. Now you can travel back in time with this delicious rum-champagne cocktail mixed with lime juice and honey simple syrup and topped with a lime twist.


  • 1 1/2 ounces rum

  • 3/4 ounce lime juice

  • 3/4 ounce honey simple syrup

  • 2 ounces champagne

  • 1 limetwist

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    The Airmail Cocktail ingredients

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  2. Add the rum, lime juice and honey simple syrup to a shaker with ice. Shake.

    Add the rum, lime juice and honey simple syrup to a shaker with ice

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  3. Strain into a highball glass.

    Strain the cocktail into a highball glass

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  4. Add ice, champagne, and garnish with a lime twist

    The Airmail Cocktail, garnished with a lime twist

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