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.

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.