As much as we love a bourbon Old Fashioned, we do like to mix things up from time to time.

And when the time is fall, we love this cocktail with aged rum. The sweet vanilla-molasses flavors in aged rums are a perfect fit for the warm, aromatic spices in Pumpkin Spice Proof Syrup. Lately we're loving this with Appleton Estate 8 Year Old Reserve, but it works with every mid-to-top-shelf aged rum we've tried. Try it with whatever you've got, and enjoy.

Ingredients

  • ½ oz Pumpkin Spice Proof Syrup
  • 2 oz Aged Spirit (We love this recipe with bourbon or aged rum.)
  • ¾ oz Lemon Juice
  • Cinnamon Stick to Garnish

Tools

Jigger

Bar Spoon

Strainer

Rocks Glass

Method

  1. Measure Proof Syrup and bourbon into a mixing glass; add ice.
  2. Stir until well combined.
  3. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.
  4. Garnish with cinnamon stick.
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