|2 fl oz||Bacardi 8 year old rum|
|1⁄2 fl oz||White overproof rum|
|1⁄4 fl oz||Taylor's Velvet Falernum liqueur|
|1 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
|1⁄6 fl oz||Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup|
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The flavour of the overproof rum greatly adds to the character of this Old Fashioned. There are many rum Old Fashioned riffs but this is the recipe that made this cocktail both special and famous.
Adapted from a recipe created in 2009 by Gonçalo de Sousa Monteiro in Berlin, Germany.
For a more detailed history of the Old-Fashioned cocktail, along with additional recipes, see our page.