Rum Old Fashioned

2016-01-17

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. Aged Rum
  • ΒΌ oz. Muscovado Simple Syrup*
  • 1 eyedropper Bittercube Cherry Bark Vanilla Bitters

  • Add all ingredients, with ice, to a mixing glass. Stir to chill and strain into a Rocks glass over a large ice cube. Top with orange oil from the twist of an orange skin, discarding the peel.

  • *See our Muscovado Simple Syrup recipe/video.

This rich and sophisticated drink is what you want in your hand as you sit back in your easy chair and put your feet up. Use a nice aged rum as this cocktail is essentially a showcase for that. Though we often reach for the Bittercube blackstrap bitters with rum drinks, because we’re using the molasses-forward muscovado simple syrup, we find their Cherry Bark Vanilla bitters imparts a delightful contrast with its notes of vanilla and cocoa. We love aging this cocktail in an oak barrel, too, so check that out as well! Enjoy!

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