Recipe Wednesday: Angostura Rums & Bitters

Still positively reeling from our trip to Trinidad during Carnival last week for the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge. We thought we’d share with you some of the bitter and rum laden recipes from the ultimate winning mix masters. Happy sipping!

On Second Thought by David Delaney Jr. of Niche Hospitality in Massachusetts

Global Challenge Winner & Freestyle Cocktail Winner

1 ½ Laird’s Applejack

½ oz. Benedictine

½ oz. Cherry Heering Liqueur

½ oz. Maple Syrup

¾ oz. fresh squeezed lemon-juice

5 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters

Add all ingredients into a mixing tin, add ice, shake and strain into a pre-chilled coupe. Garnish and serve.

Johann’s Bittered Sling by Riki Carter of Matterhorn Bar in New Zealand

2nd place winner & Rum Cocktail Winner

30 ml. Angostura 1919 Rum

20 ml. Suze

5 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters

10 ml Licor 43

10 ml fresh squeezed orange juice

50 ml Limonatta

Build in a cocktail glass adding all ingredients, ice and Angostura aromatic bitters. Stir well and garnish with lemon zest.

Farmers Affair by Jamaal Bowen of Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados

3rd place winner

4 oz. Orange Vodka

3 oz. Kola Tonic

3 oz. Bell Pepper Syrup

6 oz. Fresh Pineapple Juice

juice of a lime

12 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters

Place all ingredients into a mixing glass and mix gently; place ice into pilsner glass and dash bitters on it. Pour cocktail over ice, garnish and serve.

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