Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Cold Weather Means Hot Cocktails

     The weather is getting colder, even her in Key West, so it is time for a warm you up Hot Cocktail.  This will warm you with the strength of the Pusser's rum just like brandy does.  Warm on two fronts, perfect for the cold day.

Key West Hot Winter Grog
  • 1 1/2 oz. Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof Rum
  • 1/2 oz.Triple Sec
  • 1 oz. Bahama Bob’s  Honey Cinnamon Syrup
  • 1/4  oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 3 oz. Boiling Water
Place all ingredients except the hot water and the cinnamon stick in a coffee mug.  add hot water and stir until mixed drop in the cinnamon stick and serve.

Bahama Bob’s Cinnamon Honey Syrup
  • 2 Cup Pure Clover Honey
  • 2 Cups of Water
  • 3  Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1/2 Tsp. Lemon Juice 

Place water and cinnamon in a pan and heat at 375 degrees and bring to a boil.  Add Honey and lemon juice and reduce heat to 230 degrees.   Bring to a slow boil and continue stirring for 5 minutes.  Remove the cinnamon sticks and pour into a dish that will not melt or crack and allow to cool.  Pour into a dispenser and refrigerator for about an hour.   Store in the  refrigerator until ready to use.