Tis' the season when many people are looking for new and unique ways to toast to the holidays, and a classic holiday spirit is rum. Sebastien Derbomez shares some fun rum drinks that you can try this year.
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Cocktail Name: Novello 2 parts Flor de Cana
18 .5 Part Velvet Falernum Liqueur
4 dashes of Cherry Bitters
Glass: Old Fashioned
Method: Stir Garnish: Strawberry Chocolate Piece
Fun fact: Flor de Caña is a Nicaraguan rum and prides itself in its sustainability efforts, as it’s one of the first spirits to become Fair Trade Certified and is distilled 100% with renewable energy. Flor de Cana is the first spirit to be both Fair Trade and Carbon Neutral certified.
Cocktail Name: The Sailor Flip
1 1/2 Parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
1/2 Part dark crème de cacao, preferably Tempest Fugit
1/2 Part maple syrup
1 whole egg
Pinch of sea salt
2 dashes whiskey barrel aged bitters, preferably Fee Bros.
Garnish: freshly grated nutmeg
Method: Combine all ingredients into shaker and shake without ice. Fill shaker with ice and shake again until cold. Strain into a sour glass and garnish.
Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is a Caribbean Rum blended with 100% natural spices and flavors. It is inspired by the American tattoo legend Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, a Navy vet who built his rep inking soldiers and sailors in WWII-era Honolulu. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum embodies the independent spirit and unapologetic attitude of the rum’s namesake who was noted for saying “My work speaks for itself.”