Episode 84: The Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails

5 Minutes of Rum episode 84: The Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails.

The Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails (official site)

The Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails (Amazon)

The Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails (Korero Press)

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Inside the Rumpus Room

Inside the Rumpus Room

The bar area at the Rumpus Room.

Yep. A dose of Dagger rum.

Black Sand, Blue Sea

Trader Tom's Wayward Rum Barrel

Trader Tom's Wayward Rum Barrel

1 oz Panama-Pacific 9 year

1 oz Appleton 12

1 oz Hamilton 151

1/2 oz pimento (allspice) liqueur

3/4 oz passion fruit syrup

3/4 oz honey syrup

1 oz fresh orange juice

2 oz fresh lime juice

3 shakes Angostura bitters*

3 shakes Letherbee Charred Oak Absinthe*

* sub 3 dashes of Herbstura

Build this drink with 12 oz crushed ice in a mixing tin and then flash blend for 5 seconds in a spindle blender. Pour into a barrel mug and add more crushed ice to fill.

Black Sand, Blue Sea (Kelly)

2 oz Cruzan Coconut rum

3/4 oz blue curaçao liqueur

1 oz Coco Real

1 1/4 oz fresh lime juice

Flash blend with crushed ice. Pour into a hurricane glass and then float:

5 dashes pimento (allspice) liqueur

1/3 oz Cruzan Blackstrap rum

1/4 oz Creme de Cassis

Served layered, but instruct your guest to stir before drinking.

Episode 83: Golden Devil Dark Navy Strength

5 Minutes of Rum episode 83: Golden Devil Dark Navy Strength rum, Beachbum Berry's Sippin' Safari 10th Anniversary Edition, and the Skull & Bones.

Skull & Bones

1 1/2 oz 151 proof Demerara rum (Golden Devil Dark Navy Strength)

3/4 oz aged column still rum (Cana Brava Reserva Aneja)

3/4 oz fresh lime juice

1/2 oz passion fruit syrup

1/2 oz grenadine

6 drops Pernod*

1 dash Angostura bitters*

* or 1 dash Herbstura, equal parts Pernod and Angostura combined in a dasher bottle

8 oz crushed ice

Combine everything in a mixing cup, adding ice last. Mix in a spindle blender for 5 seconds. Pour unstrained into a skull mug or a double old-fashioned glass. Add ice to fill. Garnish as the inspiration takes you. If you can’t find Golden Devil Dark Navy Strength, substitute Plantation O.F.T.D..

Episode 82: House Spirits Katun

5 Minutes of Rum episode 82: House Spirits Katun rum, the Meehan Bartender Manual, and the East India Negroni cocktail.

East India Negroni

2 oz Banks 5-Island rum (House Spirits Katun)

3/4 oz Lustau East India Solera sherry

3/4 oz Campari

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass with 1 large ice cube. Garnish with an orange twist.