Epsiode 59: Chairman's Reserve

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5 Minutes of Rum episode 59: Chairman’s Reserve, Smuggler’s Cove (the book), and the Formidable Dragon.

Episode links:

Saint Lucia (wikipedia)
CGP Grey video: The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained
Chairman's Reserve (official)
Chairman’s Reserve on Ministry of Rum
Chairman’s Reserve on Gifford’s Guide
Smuggler’s Cove
Smuggler’s Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki (Indie Bound)
Formidable Dragon tribute recipe on Atomic Grog
5 Minutes of Rum episode 1 (Plantation 5)
5 Minutes of Rum episode 25 (Admiral's Grog)
5 Minutes of Rum episode 55 (Amaro di Angostura)

Formidable Dragon
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz honey mix
3/4 oz molasses syrup
1/2 oz Amaro di Angostura
1 1/2 oz blended aged rum (Chairman’s Reserve)
1 oz black blended rum (Coruba)
1/4 oz pot still lightly aged overproof (Smith & Cross)
1 oz seltzer or club soda

Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin with 18 ounces (just over 2 cups) crushed ice (per the Smuggler's Cove book, add 4 to 6 agitator small cracked cubes as needed) and blend for 5 seconds. Pour unstrained into a snifter or large tiki mug. Garnish with a swizzle stick, mint, and an edible orchid if available.

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