Reasons To Love Rum

Tam O’shanter-Los Angeles’ Oldest Restaurant

Tam O’shanter-Los Angeles’ Oldest Restaurant

Yes, that is the hard fact about this Scottish style pub/restaurant in Los Feliz that opened in 1922—although though there are a couple of others that may have opened at an earlier date, none have had this length of history at the same location. Why it has taken me so long to explore this slice […]

| August 30, 2013
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Ron Abuelo

Ron Abuelo

From Great Heritage Comes Great Experience… When it comes to the fine, aged rums of Ron Abuelo, the quest for perfection in spirits reaches a new high. There is little resemblance to lesser brands that created a category once better known for umbrella drinks and coconut-shaped glasses. These remarkable rums are created at the hands […]

| September 19, 2012
Hic Sunt Dracones – (Here Be Dragons)

Hic Sunt Dracones – (Here Be Dragons)

(Here Be Dragons) Created by mixologist Greg Best of Holeman & Finch Public House (Atlanta, GA) 1 ½ oz Abuelo 12yr ½ oz Yellow Chartreuse ½ oz fresh Pineapple juice ½ oz fresh Lime juice 1 dash of Bitter Truth Lemon Bitters 1 seeded ring of jalepeno Shake all ingredients vigorously in a shaker filled […]

| September 13, 2012
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A True Masterpiece

A True Masterpiece

Bottled to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the family estate in Panama, Ron Abuelo’s ultra-premium Centuria is a blend of select barrels of aged rum from Varela Hermanos. Most casual rum drinkers would wince at the thought of spending $130 on a bottle, but as this smooth and smoky liquid rolls across your taste buds, […]

| September 12, 2012
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Bearded Dragon

Bearded Dragon

Created by mixologist Fred Sarkis of Sable Kitchen & Bar (Chicago, IL) 2 oz Ron Abuelo 12 Year Old ¾ oz Yellow Chartreuse ¼ oz Dolin Dry Vermouth 2 dashes Angostura Bitters 1 small dash tobacco sauce Stir everything together in a mixing glass filled with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass with half […]

| September 11, 2012
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A Bittersweet Affair

A Bittersweet Affair

Created by mixologist Marcos Tello of Tellos Demarest Liquid Assets (Los Angeles, CA) 1 1/2 oz Ron Abuelo 12 Year 3/4 oz Aperol 3/4 oz Passion Fruit Syrup* 1/2 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice Combine all ingredients into an ice-filled mixing vessel. Fill with ice and shake hard for 8-10 seconds. Strain into a chilled […]

| September 11, 2012
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