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A Fine Dalliance

Just because a particular rum is a wonderful sipper, it does not mean that we cannot find joy in the cocktail format. The trick is to use other ingredients sparingly such that they serve as an elegant accent to the rum’s flavour and not as a distraction. I think the cocktail I constructed below strikes the right balance.

SAM_1126 FINE DALLIANCEA Fine Dalliance

2 oz aged Rum Nation Barbados Anniversary Edition
1/4 oz Drambuie
dash Orange Curacao
few drops Fee’s Cocktail Bitters
crushed ice (1/3)
ice cubes (2/3)
Lime slice

Add the first four ingredients into a metal cocktail shaker
Add both crushed ice and ice cubes
Shake until the sides of the shaker frost
Strain into a cocktail glass
Garnish with a slice of lime
Enjoy

(This cocktail is truly a fine dalliance!)

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