Episode 36: Clement Canne Bleue

5 Minutes of Rum episode 36: Clement Canne Bleue, a ‘ti punch reminder, Death & Co. book, and the Caribbean Shrub Cocktail.

Strawberry-balsamic gastrique raw materials

Strawberry syrup

Balsamic added

Strawberry-balsamic gastrique reducing

Straining the strawberry-balsamic gastrique

Straining the strawberry-balsamic gastrique

Bottled strawberry-balsamic gastrique

Caribbean Shrub cocktail

Caribbean Preserve cocktail

Caribbean Shrub Cocktail (Death & Co.)
1 oz Appleton V/X
1 oz La Favorite Rhum Agricole Blanc (Clement Canne Bleue)
3/4 oz Strawberry-balsamic gastrique
1/4 oz cane syrup
Shake all ingredients briefly with 3 ice cubes and then strain into a collins glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with half a strawberry.

Caribbean Preserve (Kevin Upthegrove)
2 oz Clement Primere Canne
3/4 oz strawberry balsamic gastrique
1/2 oz lime juice
1/4 oz simple syrup

Shake with ice cubes, strain into Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Float 1/2 oz soda water.

Episode 31: Saint James Royal Ambre

5 Minutes of Rum episode 31: Saint James Royal Ambre Rhum, Don’s mix, Donga Punch, and Saint-Pierre Punch.

Donga Punch
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
1 1/2 oz Don’s mix
1 1/2 oz aged Martinique rhum (Saint James Royal Ambre) 

Shake in a Boston shaker half filled with crushed ice. Pour into a Collins glass or Donn Beach mug. Add additional crushed ice to fill.

Saint-Pierre Punch
1 1/2 oz Aged Martinique rhum (Saint James Royal Ambre)
1/2 oz orgeat
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz Don’s mix
Dash of bitters

Shake in a Boston shaker with ice cubes and pour unstrained into a double old-fashioned glass or a small tiki mug. Garnish with a lime wedge.