Rum Old Fashioned

Rum Old Fashioned on the rocks with an orange twist

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.

  • 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

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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