1 oz Jamaican rum, Smith & Cross (Appleton is good too.)
1⁄2 oz Tangelo liqueur (Or Curaçao)
1 sli Lemon zest (Thin)
Instructions

Stir liquid ingredients with ice; pour into Old Fashioned glass with big cubes. Express and drop lemon in to garnish.

Notes

The tangelo liqueur is a local brand (Schapp Dragon Distillery). Curaçao or other citrus liqueurs (eg mandarin) work as a sub, but then the initials won't spell JRRT.

History

Inspired by a preview of The Desolation of Smaug. The drink could be Hobbit-forming.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Giancarlo Jesus, The Hawthorn Lounge, Wellington, New Zealand
Year
2013
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  • Made with PFDC and Amer Boudreaux. Nice dark S&C feature, with a Cynar-like bitter caramel note.
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Comments

My interest in the recipe is dwarfed by my desolation at your pun.


Dan commented on 12/11/2013:

Clarified the Tangelo liqueur -- it is made in Golden Bay by Schnapp Dragon Distillery.



Edited to change the quantities but not the proportions. The originally-stated ones gave a very small drink. Which is a pity.


Made with triple sec (I did not have Curaçao) this is tasty- layers of cocoa, spice, and vanilla. A tad sweet for my taste -- I might try subbing out the Ramazzotti for Amer Boudreaux instead (which contains Ramazzotti but is more bitter)


Okay, this is driving me crazy: what's the second R?


"Jamaican Rum" and "Ramazzotti" each provide an R.



It's good you guys aren't just Tolkien in your sleep.