Tag Archives: Rum

fall into italy

From Imbibe…

¾ oz. averna
¾ oz. cognac
¾ oz. jamaican rum
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
¾ oz. simple syrup
2 dashes chocolate or mole bitters

Combine the ingredients into a shaker and shake to combine. Strain into a Old Fashioned glass. Add crushed ice on top.

the jake walk

¾ oz st. germain
¾ oz white rum
¾ oz reposado tequila
¾ oz lime juice
2 dashes peychaud’s bitters

combine in shaker over ice, strain into cocktail glass.

emerald city daquiri

I discovered this one at Barrio, on Capitol Hill in Seattle.

2 oz rum
½ oz chartreuse
1 oz lime juice
½ oz simple syrup

combine in shaker over ice, strain into cocktail glass.

papa doble

Hemmingway’s drink of choice.

2 oz white rum
¼ oz luxardo maraschino
½ oz fresh lime juice
½ oz fresh grapefruit juice

Combine in shaker over ice, strain into cocktail glass.

nuevo cuban

Starting with a back-of-the-box recipe based on the Cuban, I left out the champagne float (what are you going to do with 730ml of left-over champagne?). Tastes like fall candy.

1½ oz dark rum
¾ oz lemon juice
¾ oz mint syrup
6 drops Scrappy’s cardamom bitters

Combine in shaker over ice, and strain into a cocktail glass.

Recommendation: Diplimatico Reserva Exclusiva rum

perfect storm

Just don’t go fishing while drinking.

2 oz dark rum
1½ oz hard cider
1 oz ginger beer
vanilla sugar

Rim an old fashioned glass with sugar. Combine ingredients over ice in the glass.

Suggestion: add a few dashes of cardamom bitters.


I got a bottle of mango rum as a gift. Who, I wonder drinks such an oddity? Turns out, it makes a rather nice mojito.

2 oz mango rum
¾ oz lime juice
½ oz mint syrup
soda water

Combine in a collins glass. Add soda water. Fill with ice.