from @wisecraft_mixology - Here are two nuggets of great news: First, it is Friday, and second, it is #nationalrumday ! You are bound to have something to celebrate now!
For this cocktail, it is part creative and part playful. It is a version of a rum and tonic, which is, of course, a version/riff of a gin and tonic. Most rum and tonics are made with aged rum and thus you get the same brownish color to it.
Therefore, today’s version of a R & T is made with light rum that has been infused with butterfly pea blossoms. Clarified lemon juice has been added for a clean but slightly drier citrus note. Finally, a spoonful of creme de Violette is added after the bubbles to augment the color, the nose, and the overall experience of this purple rum and tonic.
With or without rum, may you celebrate who and what matters most this weekend because life is better connected. Cheers to you!!!
2 ounces Rum infused with butterfly pea blossoms @maggiesfarmrum
1/2 ounce Clarified lemon juice
1 bar spoon Creme de Violette @giffard_liqueurs_syrups
3 drops Wisecraft lemon basil bitters
Tonic Water @qmixers
1 sprig of thyme
infuse the rum to desired color and then strain/discard blossoms. Add rum to mixing glass filled with ice and then add the lemon and bitters. Stir a bit and then strain mixture into a glass with more ice. Top with tonic water and then slowly add the bar spoon of Violette. Garnish with thyme and enjoy!
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