Maple Syrup Barrel Finished Rum Recipes

The Downtown Flirt

By TJ Drake

Difficulty Level: Medium

Who’s ready for breakfast in a glass? This cocktail is perfect for brunch! The maple rum, paired with the blueberry compote tastes decidedly similar to blueberry pancakes!

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1.5 oz. Vitae Spirits Maple Syrup Barrel Finished Rum

0.5 oz Lemon Juice

0.5 oz Blueberry Compote*

1 oz Orange Juice

0.5 oz Vanilla Simple syrup*

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Blueberry Compote

Combine 1/2 lb lightly muddled blueberries, 1 cups sugar, and 2 cups water into cooking pan and bring to a boil. The final touch is 4oz of Bourbon Barrel Maple Syrup from Back Creek Farms, added after the boil.

Vanilla Simple Syrup

Bring 1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup water to a boil, simmer in a covered pot. Turn off heat and add 1/4 of a vanilla bean. Let cool and store in the refrigerator with the vanilla bean in the syrup for up to one month.

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1. Combine ingredients in shaker with ice.

2. Shake well and pour into a rocks glass with ice.

3. Garnish with a 3 blueberries.