Quinn Candler of Earls Edmonton presents the Mount Gay Rum Captain’s Order is a spicy man-drink blending notes of cinnamon, ginger, and black pepper with the lip tingling spice of chili peppers.
1.5 oz Mount Gay Eclipse rum
0.25 oz Cointreau
0.25 oz Remy Martin VSOP Cognac
0.25 oz cinnamon demerara syrup
0.25 oz ginger syrup
0.25 oz lime juice
2 dashes of angostura bitters
Pinch of whole black peppercorns
Pan fried pickled chili peppers
Rim glass with chili pepper, shake well all of the ingredients with ice in a shaker. Double strain into a rocks glass with a single large ice cube. Garnish with a single chili pepper, ground black pepper, and half a soaked cinnamon stick.
This article originally appeared in the Winter 2014/15 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.