2014 Recipe File: Time Flies When You're Having Rum

While everyone keeps beating it into our heads that the end of summer is nearing, that is no reason to stop the party or stop drinking one of my personal favorite spirits, rum! Below are rum-spiked cocktails that will soothe your customers’ summertime sadness and ease them into autumn.

V/X Swizzle
Created by Jon Gasparini

2 oz Appleton Estate V/X Rum
.75 oz. Black Tea Syrup
.75 oz. Fresh Lemon
2 Dashes Barrel-Aged Bitters

Build over crushed ice and garnish with sugar cane swizzle and mint sprig.

VX Swizzle with VX Rum


Brooklyn Tai
By Jonathan Pogash for The Crowne Plaza in White Plains, N.Y.

1 oz. Appleton Estate Reserve Ruma

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