2 oz Rum, Old Monk
3⁄4 oz Lime juice

Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.


Old Monk is an Indian rum with a unique, smoky flavor, so no substitutes.

Consider upping lime to 1oz for more tang.

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Posted by bza on 8/01/2011
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Looks awesome, though Old Monk is increasingly hard to find around Boston (at least it is at my usual packies). I wonder how mezcal would do in this, I bet mezcal as base spirit would be tasty with some tweaks.

bza commented on 1/13/2013:

Old Monk is almost always at Martignetti's and Liquor World in Porter.

I think mezcal would work, but it doesn't have the same vanilla notes that Old Monk has, so it would probably need another ingredient to mellow out the bite.