Hot Buttered Rum

In our book, there is no better winter cocktail than a hot buttered rum. A few simple tweaks elevate this from a fantastic quick cocktail, to the sublime.  A high quality brown butter and a black pepper simple syrup are the keys!

  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • 1/2 oz Black Pepper Simple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Bay Leaf Brown Butter
  • 4 oz Hot Water
  • 2 oz Dark Rum
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  1. Add syrup, brown butter, rum and boiling water to a mug.
  2. Add a generous amount of nutmeg into the mug, then stir with the cinnamon stick until the butter is dissolved.
  3. Enjoy!