2 oz Dark rum
1 1⁄2 t Honey (or more, to taste)
2 t Lime juice (or so, to taste)
3 dr Bitters, Angostura (as garnish)
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)

Dry shake, add ice, shake, strain, cocktail glass, dot top with bitters, garnish with twist


Calls for strained honey; not needed today

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Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
Created by
Charles H. Baker, Gentleman's Companion
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  • Nice balance of acid, sweetness, and dark rum. I'd double the portions per serving/person.
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Dan commented on 9/24/2011:

Updated to clarify ingredients, quantities, and method. Bitters corrected from Angostura Orange to regular Angostura.

The linked recipe calls for 1.5 t honey, not 1.5 oz.

Dan commented on 5/28/2012:

Thanks. Fixed oz -> tsp.