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5 Winterized rum cocktails for the season!

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This season, try some good old favourites

By Olivia Sarkar

November 25, 2021 (IANSlife) It's that time of year when we want some cosy comfort in the chilly weather. Our favourite winter hideaway – the molasses-like sweetness of rum lends itself to this cocktail. It's a great match for the types of drinks we're drinking when the weather cools down. Cocktail expert Dushyant Tanwar of Monika Enterprises has prepared a list of our favourite cool-weather rum cocktail recipes. It's time to make a move.

RUM MACCHIATO

Rum Macchiato
Rum Macchiato

Ingredients:

Diplomático Planas – 40 ml

Coconut milk – 30 ml

Espresso – 40 ml

Walnut/Almond syrup – 10 ml

Method:

 Add all ingredients to a shaker, shake vigorously and pour into a coffee mug. Garnish with chocolate powder.

THE PERFECT STORM

The Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm

 Ingredients:

Kraken Black Spiced Rum – 50ml

Ginger Ale – 150 ml

Lime Wedge – 1 No.

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Stir to mix and enjoy!

RUM MULE

Rum Mule
Rum Mule

 Ingredients:

50ml Mantuano

100ml ginger beer

10ml Lime Juice

 Ice

Method:

 In a highball glass, combine all of the ingredients, swirl with a stirrer, and top with ice.

XO OLD FASHIONED

Xo Old Fashioned
Xo Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva – 50 ml

Rich simple syrup – 1 Bar spoon

Chocolate bitters - 3 dashes

Method:

Stir all ingredients in a chilled mixing glass. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with an orange twist.

BLACK MOJITO

Black Mojito
Black Mojito

Ingredients:

Kraken Black Spiced Rum – 50ml

Mint Leaves – 6-8 No.

Lime Wedge – 6-8 No.

Sugar Syrup (2:1) – 20ml

Soda Water – 50-60ml

 Method:

Muddle the Lime and the sugar together. Clap the mint leaves and add to the glass. Add the Kraken and stir together with Cracked ice. Top up with soda.

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