This classic cocktail has the more winter-friendly Old Fashioned at its core, but is given a fresher summer twist with the use of dark rum and fresh apple juice. The dark rum definitely has enough depth to be considered an evening-style drink.
Using fresh-pressed apple juice provides new dynamic texture and tartness to this classic cocktail.
Recipe / Ingredients:
50mL dark rum
3 dashes Angostura Bitters
10mL sugar syrup
20mL fresh pressed Granny Smith apple juice
Strip of orange peel, to garnish
Combine the rum, bitters and sugar syrup in a rocks glass and fill with ice.
Stir until the glass in chilled and the liquid has doubled in volume.
Add a little more ice to top up the glass, and gently pour the apple juice to float on top.
Twist the strip of orange peel, spraying its oils around the glass before placing it in the drink.
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