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Old 01-06-2008, 07:25 PM   #1
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Default What is your Favorite Rum Cocktail - #1

I am sure there are similar threads but thought I would start a new one. Having a very nice rum cocktail tonight and made me think of what is my favorite. As it turns out, not the one I am drinking. Wanted something new.

For the one I am drinking, it is a " French Tear". Stroh spiced rum, Grand Marnier and pineapple juice. Very nice drink served in a martini glass.

For my favorite rum cocktail. It has to be a traditional Bermudian "Rum Swizzle" made with Black Seal. I love the drink and island. Second to this is a Mai Tai - very good with El Dorado 12 year old.
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Old 01-06-2008, 08:52 PM   #2
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For my favorite rum cocktail. It has to be a traditional Bermudian "Rum Swizzle" made with Black Seal.
I have seen a number of recipes. What is yours?
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Old 01-06-2008, 09:28 PM   #3
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Mine is...

1oz Goslings Back Seal
1oz Mount Gay Eclipse (experiment with different rums here)
1 1/2 oz fresh squeezed orange juice
1 1/2 oz fresh pineapple juice
3/4 oz grenadine
1/2 oz lime juice
2 dash Angostura bitters

Several variations I guess but this is very close to the Goslings recipe. I did get a version containing a small splash of apricot brandy once in Bermuda and like the variation.

I just picked up a bottle of Stirrings Grenadine which makes for a better drink. Very good and actually made with real pomegranate juice as it should.

Falernum I think might be used more instead of the grenadine but is hard to find any in Toronto.
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Old 01-06-2008, 10:09 PM   #4
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I think my favorite is probably the mojito. The sweet, the sour, the strong, the weak...it's got everything. It's utterly perfect on a hot summer day.
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I enjoy a ti punch a lot, but my favorite all time rum cocktail has to be . . . the one in my glass.
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Old 01-06-2008, 11:15 PM   #6
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Mai Tai for me.
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Old 01-06-2008, 11:37 PM   #7
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Equal Parts 10 Cane & 7up
The Juice of 1/2 a Lime
Crushed Ice

Thats my every day Rum Drink! (For Now!)
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Old 01-07-2008, 12:33 AM   #8
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Rum & Tonic!
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Mojito for me as well
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:54 AM   #10
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1 - a well made Mai Tai..with crushed ice.

2 - a Ti Punch

3 - everything else as long as its well constructed cocktails, preferably tropical.
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