Episode 60: Denizen Aged White rum

5 Minutes of Rum episode 60: Denizen Aged White Rum, Yuzu, and the Kaiju Kula.

Graphic design by Tom Kline.

Graphic design by Tom Kline.

Kaiju Kula
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz white grapefruit juice (fresh if possible)
1/2 oz yuzu juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1 1/2 oz Blended Lightly Aged rum (Denizen Aged White Rum)
1/2 oz grenadine

Combine everything but the grenadine with 3/4 cup crushed ice in a spindle blender. Mix for 5 seconds and pour unstrained into a small pilsner glass. Add more crushed ice to fill. Drizzle the grenadine over the ice and garnish with mint.

Epsiode 59: Chairman's Reserve

5 Minutes of Rum episode 59: Chairman’s Reserve, Smuggler’s Cove (the book), and the Formidable Dragon.

Formidable Dragon
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz honey mix
3/4 oz molasses syrup
1/2 oz Amaro di Angostura
1 1/2 oz blended aged rum (Chairman’s Reserve)
1 oz black blended rum (Coruba)
1/4 oz pot still lightly aged overproof (Smith & Cross)
1 oz seltzer or club soda

Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin with 18 ounces (just over 2 cups) crushed ice (per the Smuggler's Cove book, add 4 to 6 agitator small cracked cubes as needed) and blend for 5 seconds. Pour unstrained into a snifter or large tiki mug. Garnish with a swizzle stick, mint, and an edible orchid if available.

Episode 58: El Dorado 3

5 Minutes of Rum episode 58: El Dorado 3, Cocktails on Tap, and the Mai Ta-IPA.

(photo by tikival, who is just the best)

Mai Ta-IPA
1 oz El Dorado 3
1/2 oz El Dorado 12
1/2 oz Smith & Cross
1 oz lime juice
1/2 oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao
3/4 oz orgeat
1 1/2 oz IPA (Ballast Point Scupin)

Combine all ingredients in a metal shaking tin and add ice cubes. Shake and then double strain into a double old-fashioned glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a spent lime shell and mint.