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.