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.

Episode 40: Hamilton 151 Overproof

5 Minutes of Rum episode 40: Hamilton 151 Overproof, Sippin’ Safari, the ’34 Zombie, and the Shockwave.

1934 Zombie Punch

Zombie coaster by Tiki tOny

The Shockwave (Can you stand it?)

’34 Zombie Punch
3/4 oz lime juice
1/2 oz Don’s mix (2 parts grapefruit juice to 1 part cinnamon syrup)
1/2 oz falernum
1 1/2 oz gold Jamaican rum (Appleton VX)
1 1/2 oz gold Puerto Rican rum (Ron del Barrilito Two Star)
1 oz Hamilton 151 Overproof
Dash Angostura bitters
6 drops of Pernod
1 teaspoon grenadine
6 oz crushed ice

Put everything into a spindle blender and mixer 5 seconds. Pour into a tall glass (or tiki mug). Add ice cubes to fill. Garnish with mint.

1 oz demerara overproof rum (Hamilton 151 overproof)
1 oz Smith & Cross rum
1 oz gold Puerto Rican rum (Cruzan)
3/4 oz lime juice
1/2 oz grapefruit juice
1 oz Shockwave mix*
Dash of Angostura bitters
1/4 oz simple syrup

Blend with 3/4 cup of crushed ice for 5 seconds in a spindle blender. Pour unstrained into a tiki mug or tall glass adding ice cubes to fill. Garnish with mint.

*Shockwave mix: equal parts pimento dram, honey mix, grenadine, and blackberry liqueur.