Tequila & rum come together in this Platano Sucio recipe

Hayley Dixon, Proximo Australia’s Tequila Specialist, who has been slinging drinks on the bar scene since she was legally able to, practices what she preaches; making simple, seasonal drinks with intention behind every ingredient. “Add correct temperature and attention to dilution and you have yourself a perfect drink,” she says.

Platano Sucio

  • 35 ml Jose Cuervo Tradicional Reposado
  • 15 ml dark rum (plus extra to float)
  • 15 ml banana liqueur
  • 15 ml wattle seed caramel
  • 50 ml pineapple
  • 10 ml lime
  • Split milk (for clarification)
  1. Pre-batch all the ingredients together in a container, pour in milk and leave overnight to clarify and separate.
  2. Strain out the milk and serve in a double rocks glass over block ice.
  3. Garnish with candied banana and a rum float.