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1.5 oz Brandy
0.5 oz Light Rum
1 oz Chai Syrup
1 Egg White
3 drops Molasses Bitters

Shake ingredients WITHOUT ice hard as shit for about 15 seconds to work up a good froth. Add ice and shake for an additional 10 seconds and strain into a coupe. Make sure to get all the froth out of the shaker (the best of it is the last to come out) and garnish with some cardamom.

NOTES: This one tastes just about exactly like you’d imagine. Sweet and chai-like. The egg white gives it some really nice body, and the whole thing is really smooth. Almost like a strongly spiced eggnog but without the heaviness.


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2 oz Light Rum
1/2 oz Benedictine
1 oz Strawberry Mint Syrup

Shake ingredients well with ice. Muddle a strawberry in the bottom of a rocks glass, and fill with crushed ice. Pour the drink, and top off with a splash of seltzer water. Garnish with a slice of strawberry.

NOTES: This was the winner for the rum drink. Probably the simplest of the ones we came up with, but it worked surprisingly well. Nice and refreshing, not too rummy.

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