Serve in anOld-fashioned glass
Orange or lime zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably over a chunk of block ice).
|1 2/3 fl oz||Bacardi 8 year old rum|
|1/3 fl oz||White overproof rum|
|1/4 fl oz||Difford's Falernum liqueur|
|1/12 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|1 dash||Angostura Aromatic Bitters|
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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.
See Old-Fashioned cocktail history and variations
One serving of Rum Old Fashioned contains 196 calories.