RECIPE

Rum & Coke & Champagne

Matthew Kelly / Supercall

Created by Blacktail's Jesse Vida, this regal take on a Rum & Coke pairs Bacardi’s upper echelon spirit—Facundo Neo white rum—with a cola simple syrup. Cane sugar sweetness is accented with a bitter Fernet Branca edge, then the drink is topped with Champagne for some toasty effervescence. Great for when you’re feeling fancy, but not too fancy.

FLAVOR PROFILE
Bitter, Sweet
STRENGTH

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 oz Bacardi Facundo
  • 0.75 oz Cola Syrup
  • 0.5 tsp Fernet Branca
  • 1 dash Orinoco Bitters
  • 4 oz Champagne
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

Step one

Add all ingredients except for the garnish and Champagne to a highball or double old-fashioned glass and add cubed ice.

Step two

Top with Champagne and stir with a bar spoon to incorporate.

Step three

Garnish with a lemon twist.

Contributed by Jesse Vida

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