Celebrate National Rum Day with The Hammond by Theo Lieberman

August 16 is National Rum Day
Out of all of the food and drink related holidays, we really appreciate National Rum Day (August 16). It’s one liquor we’d love to see incorporated into more cocktails.

To celebrate National Rum Day we recommend stirring up this cocktail by Theo Lieberman, head bartender at New York's famed Milk & Honey.

The Hammond is made from PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur, Santa Teresa "1796" Solera Aged Rum, Atsby Amberthorn Vermouth and Peychaud's Bitters. It's closer to a Manhattan than a Tiki drink and we love Lieberman's unanticipated use of rum in this cocktail.
 
Photo by Filip Wolak

The Hammond by Theo Lieberman

1 oz. PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur

1 oz. Santa Teresa “1796” Solera Aged Rum

1 oz.Atsby Amberthorn Vermouth

2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters


Combine all the ingredients in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir. Strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice and garnish with a lemon twist. Cheers!

Tags: Cocktails, Holiday, Rum
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