Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Hard Cider from Rum

     Here is an idea to warm you up as the winter temperatures approach.  Try this rum based cider made with a really flavorful syrup.  I think you will really enjoy this fun fall cocktail that doesn't have any pumpkin in it.

Bahama Bob's Hard Rum Cider
  • 2 oz. Papa Pilar Dark Rum
  • 1 Bar Spoon of Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Bahama Bob's Cider Syrup
  • 2 oz. Unfiltered Apple Juice
Place all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice and shake until chilled and strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and a cinnamon/nutmeg sugar rim. Top with Fresh ground nutmeg.

Bahama Bob’s Cider Syrup
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar in the Raw
  • 2 cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. Whole Clove
 Lightly toast cinnamon and clove. Add water a steep spices until water starts to boil. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Simmer at 200 degrees for another 7 to 10 minutes. Cover and allow to cool back down to  room temperature. Strain out all spices. Refrigerate and should be good for about 2 weeks.