White Lion from Jerry Thomas' Bartending Guide or How to Mix Drinks—source of original recipe, out of copyright

  • Serves: 1


  • 1 tea-spoonful of pulverized white sugar
  • ½ a lime (squeeze out juice and put rind in glass).
  • 1 wine glass Santa Cruz rum
  • 1 teaspoonful of curaçao
  • 1 teaspoonful of raspberry syrup


  1. Fill the glass half-full of shaved ice, shake up well and strain into a cocktail glass.
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