The Mix Lab’s Guide to: Cinnamon Syrup

There are a number of species that are often sold as cinnamon. They all have similar yet different flavor profiles and textures. Ceylon cinnamon is the “true cinnamon” and has a more aromatic and delicate flavor than Cassia or Chinese cinnamon which is the most common form found in the US. Vietnamese or Saigon cinnamon

Flor de Caña 4 Year Review & The Daisy de Santiago, Boukman Daiquiri

Flor de Caña is a brand of rum distributed by Compañia Licorera de Nicaragua. It was founded in 1890 by Francisco Alfredo Pellas and is today headed by a fifth generation member of the Pellas family. From it’s humble roots it has grown into one of the most widely recognized rums along with holding one

Celebrate the Unofficial End of Summer with a Cobra’s Fang

With today being the unofficial end of summer it’s time to whip up something refreshing and strong, the Cobra’s Fang. The Cobras Fang is an original Don the Beachcomber’s invention.  The exact recipe for the drink remains unclear. My personal favorite is a version created Brian Miller of Lani Kai. Cobra’s Fang 1.5 oz 151

Mary Anne Cocktail

The Mary Anne 2oz spiced rum (Kraken) 1oz port (Noval Black) .5oz lemon .5oz lime .5oz nutmeg syrup .5oz cinnamon syrup Shake and strain over ice. Garnish with 2 blackberries Notes: The spiciness of the rum along with the two spice syrups meld well with the sweet fruitiness of the port. The lemon and lime