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Uncle Alex Cocktail

uncle alex cocktail

This is a rum cocktail for those who like their drinks on the sweeter side, and the crushed ice means you can serve it really cold in the summer. It’s a little bit like a Daiquiri with grenadine in the place of simple syrup.

Uncle Alex (by Greg Mays)

  • 1 1/2 oz white rum
  • 1/2 oz grenadine
  • 1/4 oz lime juice
  • serve over crushed ice with a straw
  • garnish with cherries


Captain’s Blood Cocktail

old port deluxe matured rum

India’s larget distillery Amrut makes Old Port Deluxe Matured Rum ($25) along with their large line of single malt whiskies. The scent of the rum is creamy butterscotch and it’s got a bit of spice in the finish. It also makes a fine ingredient for this simple cocktail:

Captain’s Blood

  • 1 1/2 oz Amrut Old Port Rum (or other dark rum)
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • 1/4 oz lime juice
  • 3 dashes of bitters