Gunpowder Grog

The favor of gunpowder and smoke. The aroma of a wooden ship. A taste of the Caribbean that only exists in the romantics dream's or behind the Blue Bayou.

2 oz Navy Rum 

1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice

1 oz Pineapple Juice

1 oz Gunpowder Syrup*

1/4 oz Coffee Liqueur

1/4 oz Islay Scotch

2 ds Angostura Bitters

2 ds Fee Brothers Molasses Bitters

Place ingredients in a mixing tin. Add 1 cup ice and flash blend. Dump into an Old Fashion glass. Garnish with fresh grated nutmeg and mint.

* Gunpowder Syrup  

  • 1 cup water
  • 30 cracked black peppercorns
  • 1 Lapsang Souchong Tea Bag
  • 1/2 c Demerara Sugar
  • 1/2 c Cane Sugar
  • Warm the water with cracked pepper. Just before boiling steep the tea until the desired strength is achieved; then remove the tea bag. Add the sugar and reheat the mixture while stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool. Store in the refrigerator for up to a few weeks.