Rum Recipes

Dave Wondrich’s Zombie

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Mayhem Cocktail

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Ingredients:
2 oz Cockspur Fine Rum
½ oz triple sec
½ oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
Orange twist, garnish.

Directions:
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass and garnish.

Courtesy of Cockspur Rum.

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Poison Apple

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Ingredients:
2 oz Cockspur Fine Rum
1 oz Applejack
1 tsp cinnamon
Apple slice for garnish.

Directions:
Combine Cockspur, Applejack and cinnamon in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir to chill. Strain into a martini glass and garnish.

Courtesy of Cockspur Fine Rum.

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Flip Flop Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Chamomile infused Flor de Caña 4-year old
4 sugar cubes
3 oz club soda
1 oz lemon juice
1.5 oz grapefruit juice

Directions:
Dissolve the sugar cubes in 1 oz. of club soda (this generally involves muddling to help process). Muddle the cloves with the sugar cubes. After the sugar cubes and cloves are muddled/dissolved, add the rest of the ingredients one at a time and stir as added. Add ice once … Read more

Goodnight Moon Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Flor de Caña 7-year Grand Reserve
4 sugar cubes
3 oz club soda
2 whole cloves
1 pinch of fresh grated nutmeg
1 oz lemon juice
2 oz Fuji apple juice
2 dashes of Peychaud bitters

    Directions:
    Dissolve the sugar cubes in 1 oz. of club soda (this generally involves muddling to help process). Muddle the cloves with the sugar cubes. After the sugar cubes and cloves are muddled/dissolved, add the rest … Read more

Cardamom and Pop Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Flor de Caña 7-year Grand Reserve
4 sugar cubes
3 green cardamom pods (can be found at any spice shop)
3 oz club soda
1 oz lime juice
1 oz grapefruit juice
1 dash of Regan’s Orange bitters

Directions:
Dissolve the sugar cubes in 1 ounce of soda water (this generally involves muddling to help process). Muddle the cardamom pods with the sugar cubes. After the sugar cubes and cloves are muddled/dissolved, … Read more

Green Acre Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Flor de Caña 4-year old
1 oz Flor de Caña 18-year old
0.75 oz rich demerara simple syrup
1 oz lime juice
6 oz hot green tea
1 mint sprig

Directions:
Combine all of the ingredients in a container and leave over night. The next day strain and refrigerate the punch. Serve in a punch cup and garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig.

Courtesy Flor de Cana Rum. Created by … Read more

Mile High Mai Tai

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Sticking with a Tropical Theme, this week’s drink is Ron Zacapa Ambassador, Robert Gonzales’ take on the classic Mai Tai.


Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Ron Zacapa 23
1 oz fresh lime juice
¾ oz Mandarine Napoléon
¾ oz Velvet Falernum
½ oz Orgeat
¼ oz All Spice Dram
3 Chunks of fresh roasted pineapple, muddled

Directions:
Cut Pineapple in to chunks and roast for 10 – 15 min on 350F. Let cool. Place pineapple chunks … Read more

Winners Cup

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(Note: We’re going to be doing some cross posting with Hawaiirama, a travel blog / webzine focused on Hawaii. Natch, there are some great cocktail recipes floating around the boites of paradise.)

Tim Rita is the chief barkeep / mixologist at the Halekulani, a posh hotel also known for its extraordinary cocktails. (Cocktail guru Dale DeGroff was previously the in house mixologist). Tim is a playful kinda guy and feels compelled to create whimsical seasonal … Read more

Daiquiri

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Happy National Daiquiri Day!

Named after the Cuban town in which it was born around the Turn of the Century, the Daiquiri was invented by American miners and Cuban doctors as a way to fight disease. It is from this cocktail that it’s many, more fruity & frozen variations have arisen.

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