Episode 80: Panama-Pacific 9 year

5 Minutes of Rum episode 80: Panama-Pacific 9 year rum and 2 cocktails - Indy's Dole Whip and The Jeep Turnover.


Indy’s Dole Whip
2 oz blended aged rum (Plantation Original Dark)
1 1/2 oz pineapple juice
1/2 oz orange juice
1/4 oz lemon juice
1/4 oz simple syrup
1/4 oz date syrup*

Combine with 1 cup of crushed ice. Flash blend for 10 seconds. Pour unstrained into a Tiki tOny Mai Tai glass. Dust with cinnamon sugar**.

*  To make date syrup, combine 20 pitted Medjool dates with 3 cups of water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes. Strain dates through cheesecloth and return to pan. Simmer and reduce to approximately 1 cup.

** Cinnamon sugar: 1/4 cup granulated sugar combined with 1 tbsp of ground cinnamon. Combine into a shaker for ease of distribution.

Jeep Turnover
2 oz blended aged rum (Appleton Signature)
1 oz oz banana liqueur (Giffard)
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz guava nectar
1/2 oz passion fruit syrup

Shake with ice cubes. Pour unstrained into a Tiki tOny Mai Tai glass. Garnish with a couple of pineapple leaves skewered to a cocktail pick.

Episode 79: Lost Spirits Jamaican rum

5 Minutes of Rum episode 79: Lost Spirits Jamaican rum, Lost Spirits distillery tour, and the Boo Loo.

Photo by Marie King

Botanical Boo Loo by Eric October

Boo Loo, Modified
2 1/2 oz unsweetened pineapple juice
1 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
1 1/4 oz honey mix
1 1/2 oz demerara rum (yellow label Lemon Hart 80 or Hamilton 86)
1 1/2 oz aged column distilled rum (Plantation Stiggins Fancy)
3/4 oz black overproof rum (Lemon Hart 151 or Hamilton 151)
3/4 oz dark Jamaican rum (Lost Spirits Jamaican)
1 1/2 oz Sculpin Pineapple IPA

Combine everything everything into the larger half of a shaker tin and stir lightly to combine. Fill a hollowed-out pineapple with crushed ice and pour the mixture into that pineapple. If there is too much mixture, reserve some in a small glass. Stir the mixture well in the pineapple to chill. Top with the pineapple crown, cutting a wedge for 2 straws. Sip slowly.