Airmail

Friday, August 30, 2013


There was a time when the only thing I'd order at a bar was an Airmail–rum, honey, lime and a touch of Champagne to top it all off with. My horizons have since expanded, but this cocktail is still a favorite, and perfect as warm days melt into cooler evenings.


Airmail

2 ounces rum
1 ounce honey syrup
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1 to 2 ounces chilled Champagne, to taste

Shake rum, honey syrup and fresh lime juice with ice; double strain into a coupe glass. Top with Champagne.


Notes: The richness of this cocktail is based almost entirely on what kind of rum you use; a white rum will mean a brighter cocktail, while a 15 year aged rum will make this libation taste like dessert. To make honey syrup, combine equal parts honey and hot water, then stir or shake until honey is dissolved. Cheers, and happy Labor Day!


13 comments:

  1. Oh, this sounds yummy but then anything with champagne does!

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  2. I think I have this one pinned already, but I've yet to try it! It sounds delicious.

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  3. Sounds delicious! Have a great weekend!

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  4. Cheers & Happy Labor Day weekend to you~

    always, koru kate

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  5. Sounds amazing! Hope you have a happy holiday weekend, Lena!!

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  6. Mmmmm enjoy one for me!!! happy weekend!!!

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  7. uh yum!

    -Alecia with www.likesof.us

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  8. this looks amazing, how have I never had this before?!

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  9. I love the drinks you find. So retro-inspired. I think I just like the name!

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  10. Okay, how come I've never heard of this?!
    Definitely on my list of drinks to try!
    Lori

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  11. I'm not much of a drinker but this drink sounds yummy and looks it, too! xx

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