Monday, December 11, 2006

Mixology Monday

Number 10: Drinks for a Festive Occasion














Kim is in charge when it comes time to put up a the tree at the restaurant. When you're putting up and decorating a 14 to 18 foot tree, you need some liquid inspiration. This year Kim wanted Hot Buttered Rum.

Hot Buttered Rum:

2oz Ron Zacapa Centenario 23 Años rum

1.5 oz Boiling Water

1 barspoon batter (see below for batter recipe)

1 cinnamon stick

Blend together the following ingredients to make the batter:
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
pinch of fresh ground nutmeg
pinch of ground cloves
pinch of cinnamon

Pre-warm your favorite tiki skull Santa mug with hot water. Put one barspoon of the batter in the mug and add 2 oz. of a nice aged rum and a dash of falernum. Add 1.5 oz boiling water. Stir it up and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

I used Gran Centenario 23-year old rum and Fee Brothers Falernum, but you can use whatever you have on-hand. Same with the spices. This is a recipe you can really customize and make your own. Don't forget to head over to The Spirit World to see all the festivities.

Now get that tree up! Happy Holidays.

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4 Comments:

Anonymous Rich In NNJ said...

"Pre-warm your favorite tiki skull Santa mug with hot water."

Being a little slow, I assume you then empty the mug once warmed and proceed...

Thanks, Rich

2:31 PM  
Blogger jimmyp said...

Sorry Rich, yeah, warm up the mug, then dump out whatever you used to warm it. Then proceed. Thanks!

2:54 PM  
Anonymous bobgirrl said...

That's a great picture of Kimmie.

11:07 PM  
Blogger jimmyp said...

Thanks. That was on his holiday card last year.

9:20 AM  

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