Sunday, April 14, 2024

The Rum Collective: The Rum Collective’s ‘Sizzling’ Harvest Cocktail Contest: The Winners

Sizzling drinks that includes Rhum J.M was the theme of our Contest and the cocktails have been a blazin’! Contemplating a number of of the rhums used have been 100 proof, this will or is probably not a shock. The bar at The Coterie Room set the stage as the finalists ready and the gang gathered across the Macouba Punch bowl to refill their cups simply previous to showtime. The panel of judges gave the signal and the primary contestant was known as. What have been the cocktails, who gained and what have been their prizes?

This is a glance in any respect that steaming scorching agricole motion…




Macouba Punch

 (single serving)


1oz grapefruit juice

0.5oz lime juice

0.5oz passionfruit juice

0.5oz blackberry brandy

6 drops Herbsaint




The Sizzling Cocktails



Finalist Emily Mistell presents…


Lord Grantham

1.5oz brown butter fat-washed Rhum J.M Blanc

6oz brewed Assam black tea (scorching)

1/2-3/4oz sweetened condensed milk


Put together by steeping 2 tsp of tea in 6oz water for 4 mintues. Pour Rhum J.M, sweetened condensed milk and bitters in a cup and stir within the scorching tea. Serve in a tea cup with a russian tea cake made with the brown butter fats that washed the Rhum J.M.

Lord Grantham by Emily Mistell


Finalist Nathan Layman presents…


A Christmas Travesty, Inexperienced Cale Version

1.5oz Rhum J.M Gold (100 proof)

1oz Pineapple Gomme Syrup

2oz Sizzling Water


Put together Blue Blazer Model, served up in an acceptable scorching mug with a big orange zest. Cale Inexperienced Version features a ham and pineapple garnish.


A Christmas Travesty by Nathan Layman

Finalist Jason Saura presents…


Le Rayon Verte

1oz Rhum J.M Gold (100 proof)

0.5oz Inexperienced Chartreuse

2oz Sizzling Inexperienced Tea

0.5oz Honey syrup (2:1 Honey to water)


Put together by including the primary three substances right into a silver Tankard and the final two into one other. Gentle alcohol on fireplace, then pour again and forth 4 – 5 instances within the fashion of the Blue Blazer. Pour right into a tempered wine glass, garnish with apple slice and recent, grated nutmeg 


Le Rayon Verte by Jason Saura


Finalist Kristen Burns presents…


Smoked Caramel Rum Cider

2oz Rhum J.M V.S.O.P

1/4oz ruby port (Porto Defino)

4oz pressed Braeburn Apple cider

1oz house-made smoked sea salt caramel sauce

Put together by putting Rhum J.M and port to a glass mug, then add heated cider and stir in house-made caramel sauce. Garnish with a house-made rumball utilizing Rhum J.M Gold (& spoonful of caramel)

Smoked Caramel Rum Cider by Kristen Burns
Finalist Casey Robison presents…

Horchata & Rhum Milk Punch
2oz Rhum J.M 10yr. ’97’
4-4.5oz hand-crafted “Horchata Milk Punch Combine”
(rice, milk, vanilla, condensed milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, agave, fragrant bitters, chocolate bitters)

Put together in a tea kettle, heated up and served with a stick of Mexican cinnamon

Horchata & Rhum Milk Punch by Casey Robison



The Prizes


Have a look, they’re classic… Oh hell yeah!


1st Place Prize: Rhum J.M 1994, 1997 & V.S.O.P,
‘Ti Punch reward set and a 2yr Imbibe subscription 


2nd Place Prize: Rhum J.M 1994,
‘Ti Punch reward set and a 1yr Imbibe subscription


third Place Prize: Rhum J.M 1997,
‘Ti Punch reward set and a 1yr Imbibe subscription




1st Place: Horchata & Rhum Milk Punch by Casey Robison


2nd Place: Smoked Caramel Rhum Cider by Kristen Burns


third Place: Le Rayon Verte by Jason Saura


Left to Proper: Jason Saura, Kristen Burns & Casey Robison

How A few Huge Spherical of Applause for the Winners!




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