The Bitter End

Light rum, Falernum, Bitters, Grapefruit juice, Lime juice
Build in Collins glass; add ice; stir. Float the .25 oz bitters on top of drink.
Cocktail summary
Created byYanni Kehagiaras, Nopa, San Francisco, CA
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
ReferenceLeft Coast Libations p. 44
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christina in tacoma's picture
christina in tacoma on 09/29/2011


Dan's picture

Curated to clarify rum as a light rum. While it is true that Flor de Caña light rum is aged 4 years and clear in color, I don't think most folks would describe it as other than as a light rum, rather than an añejo rum.

christina in tacoma's picture

Sure, makes sense. I was copying it exactly as written...

christina in tacoma's picture

The float of bitters really makes this drink.

From other users

Not bad; a better rum than I used would probably improve it. To my taste, the 1/4 oz. of bitters float could've been dialed back a bit. (3 stars)
Or dark rum, or a mix. Try a little nocino (4 stars)

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