Rum Old Fashioned

This twist on an Old Fashioned uses a combination of dark and navy strength rum for a punchier version of the classic cocktail.
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Courtesy Jane Burns, Allium Restaurant + Bar, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

At Allium Restaurant + Bar in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Jane Burns and Taylor Nickles explore the chemistry of cocktails. Here, they provide us with a simple twist on a classic Old Fashioned using two kinds of rum for a unique flavor profile.

Ingredients
  • 1 ½ ounce Plantation Dark Rum
  • ½ ounce Smith & Cross Rum
  • ¼ ounce Demerara simple syrup (2 parts sugar to 1 part water)
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
Directions

Add all ingredients to mixing glass with ice. Stir until well chilled. Strain into rocks glass over single large ice cube. Garnish with orange twist.

Published on February 7, 2018


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