Rum Dood created by Paul Etter 1.5 oz Smith & Cross .5 oz Cruzan Black Strap .5 oz Lemon Juice .5 oz Lime Juice .5 oz Rothman & Winter Apricot Orchard .25 oz Ginger Syrup .25 oz Falernum Dash Angostura bitters Shake all ingredients with a cup of cracked ice and pour unstrained into a [...]
People often ask me if I ever get a big head being “The Rum Dood.” At those times I find myself forced to sit back and reflect on exactly how self-important I’ve become. I have my own business cards. I have my name on cocktail menus of bars that use my falernum. I get invited to speak or judge at events. I even have a signature hat!
What I don’t have though, is something that any website with such a self-important author should have: a signature cocktail.
Returning to the first ever RumDood & Mount Gay Labor Day Rum Punch Contest (note: future contests should have shorter names), we continue our stroll through the runners up as we focus on the Halley’s Eclipse Rum Punch. This punch was submitted by Chris Bostick, bartender at LA’s well-known speakeasy bar, The Varnish, and proprietor [...]
Having already announced the winner of the first ever RumDood.com Rum Punch Giveaway, I figured it was time to discuss some of the other outstanding punches that were submitted. The final decision of who won the competition came down to two punches, the Captain Parker’s Punch and this incredibly delectable entry from recent Culinary Institute graduate and Sous Chef, Alex Sadowsky of St. Paul, Minnesota.