Episode 45: Hamilton 86 rum

5 Minutes of Rum episode 45: The Tiki Oasis 15 episode featuring Hamilton 86 rum, new cocktail glassware from Cocktail Kingdom and Beachbum Berry, crushing ice on the go, and 2 cocktails: the Space Madness and the Escape Velocity.

Lewis bag.

Tiki tOny mallet.

Lewis bag and Tiki tOny mallet.

The Escape Velocity

Space Madness

Space Madness
2 oz Hamilton 86
1 oz Scarlet Ibis Trinidad rum
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz orange juice (fresh if you have it)
1/2 oz maple syrup
1/4 oz vanilla syrup
1/4 oz pimento dram

Combine all ingredients with ice cubes in a shaker tin. Shake and pour unstrained into a tiki mug, Pearl Diver glass, or another tall glass. Garnish with a lime wheel and an orange peel.

Escape Velocity
1 oz Hamilton 151
1 oz Smith & Cross
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz demerara sugar syrup
1/2 oz cinnamon syrup
1/4 oz orange curaçao
2 dashes Regan’s orange bitters
1 dash chocolate mole bitters

Flash blend with 1 cup crushed ice and pour unstrained into a tall glass or metal pilsner/swizzle cup. Alternately, swizzle in a tall glass or or metal pilsner/swizzle cup filled with crushed ice. Once mixed, add more crushed ice and continue to swizzle until the vessel is frosty.