Anejo Highballs

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We tend to drink a lot of old-school cocktails. Maybe we watch too much Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men. But here’s a great cocktail from this century that pays tribute to old-school cocktails of the 1900s. It was created by Dale DeGroff and is a bit similar to a Moscow Mule. It’s perfect for warmer weather.

Anejo Highballs

  • 1 1/2 ounces Anejo rum
  • 1/2 ounce orange curaco
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 2 ounces ginger beer
  • lime or orange wedge

Fill a Collins glass with ice. Pour in liquors, juice and bitters. Top with ginger beer and garnish with an orange or lime wedge.

 

 

 

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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3 Responses to Anejo Highballs

  1. Eva Taylor says:

    Old school is ok with me, cheers.

  2. This looks just perfect for the weekend! (going to get through tomorrow first :))

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