Fresh lime juice and honey balance this smooth, toasty cocktail from the John Dory Oyster Bar in NYC. Be sure to use a good rum here, since it plays a starring role.
- To make quick honey syrup:
- 1 ounce honey
- 1 ounce boiling water
- To make cocktail:
- 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
- 3/4 ounce quick honey syrup
- 2 ounces anejo rum
- Dash Angostura bitters
- Garnish: lime wedge
To make quick honey syrup, stir boiling water into honey in a heatsafe container. Make sure honey is completely dissolved and let cool.
Add lime juice, 3/4 ounce honey syrup, rum, and bitters to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake well until very cold. Strain into cocktail glass and serve up with lime wedge.