What better way to celebrate Spring than with a rum cocktails? The Rum Babalu from Midtown Manhattan’s Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar combines the sweet flavor of maple syrup with rum, ginger beer, lime juice and bitters. Round up your friends and break out the bongo drums in your own rite of spring with this mouth-watering, signature cocktail.
Recipe courtesy Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar TommyBahama.com
Tommy Bahama Rum Babalu
2 parts Kirk and Sweeney 12-Year Rum (or your favorite variety of rum)
¾ part fresh lime juice
½ part maple syrup
1 part ginger beer
1 dash of Angostura bitters
Glassware: Double Rocks
Garnish: Orange peel
Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass except the ginger beer. Add ice and shake with a Boston shaker. Strain over fresh ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with an orange peel.
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar
551 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10176