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Cocktail Recipe: Blackstrap Brooklynite

A little taste of summer to brighten your February thaw, this cocktail comes to us courtesy of Chip Dykstra, aka the Rum Howler - one of the most prolific and well-regarded rum critics in Canada.

The Brooklynite cocktail appears to have arrived on the scene in the 1940s in Brooklyn, New York. It appears in the 1946 edition of the Stork Club Bar Book, and is basically is a daiquiri made with dark rum and honey.


2 oz Last Straw Distillery Blackstrap 1/2 oz Honey syrup (1:1 ratio honey and hot water) 1/2 oz Lime juice dash of Angostura bitters ice twist of lime

Add the four ingredients into a metal shaker with ice Shake until the outside of the shaker begins to frost Double Strain into a cocktail glass Garnish with a twist of lime

While you sip, you may as well peruse Chip's reviews of our Batch #2 Blackstrap, and Cask #2 Blackstrap Rum.

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