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.

Episode 81: Doctor Bird

5 Minutes of Rum episode 81: Doctor Bird Jamaican Rum, Drinking Distilled: A User's Manual, and Steve Remsberg's Planter's Punch.

Steve Remsberg Planter's Punch
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz simple syrup
3 oz Pot Still Aged rum (Doctor Bird)
3 dashes of Angostura bitters

Combine all of the ingredients into a collins glass. Fill with crushed ice and swizzle until the glass frosts over. Add more crushed ice to fill and stir. Garnish with a mint sprig and sip slowly.