c&R Recipes

Now that you've taken home a bottle or two of our rum, try your hand at some of our favorite cocktail recipes.

 
 

Banana Hammock Cocktails!

DASHIELL HAMMOCK (it's like an Old Fashioned)

1.0 oz Cotton & Reed Banana Hammock
1.0 oz High Proof Rye Whiskey (we like Wild Turkey 101)
~1 tsp Simple Syrup
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
2 dashes Orange Bitters

Build in a rocks glass, add ice, and stir well. Garnish with a lemon peel, being sure to express essential oils atop the drink.

SIMBAAAAA! (it's like a spiced Daiquiri)

1.5 oz Cotton & Reed Banana Hammock
0.5 oz Cotton & Reed Allspice Dram
0.5 oz Simple Syrup
0.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
.25 oz Funky, Overproof Rum, such as Wray & Nephew

Build in a shaking tin, add ice, and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


Mellow Gold Cocktails!

GOLDEN HIGHWAY

2 oz Cotton & Reed Mellow Gold
0.25 oz Blackstrap & Turmeric Syrup*
2 dashes Lemon Bitters

Build in rocks glass, add ice, and stir well. Garnish with a lemon peel, being sure to express the essential oils atop the drink.

*Blackstrap & Turmeric Syrup - Bring 1 cup of water to boil. Add 2 TBSP peeled, diced turmeric, remove from the heat, and steep for 7 minutes. Strain and allow to cool. Combine with 1 cup Blackstrap Molasses and stir well to combine.

HENHOUSE SAZERAC

1 oz Cotton & Reed Mellow Gold
1 oz Cognac (we like Hennessy VSOP)
0.25 oz Simple Syrup
4 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
Absinthe, to rinse the glass

Build in mixing glass, add ice, and stir well. Strain into a chilled, absinthe-rinsed rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon peel, being sure to express the essential oils atop the drink.


C&R Classic Cocktails

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DRAM RICKEY

1.5 oz Cotton & Reed Allspice Dram
0.75 oz lime
soda water

Build in Collins glass over ice, top with soda water, garnish with lime


white lion

1.5 oz Cotton & Reed White Rum
0.75 oz Lime
0.5 oz Cotton & Reed Allspice Dram
Scant half ounce simple syrup

Build in shaker, shake, strain into chilled cocktail glass.

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REDBEARD

1.5 oz Cotton & Reed White Rum
.5 oz Lime
.25 oz Campari
Fever Tree Ginger Beer
Lime wheel

Build rum, lime juice, and Campari in a rocks or Collins glass. Add ice, top with ginger beer and a wheel of lime.