The Great Pretender

from Death & Co

  • Rim with Sugar (Garnish)
  • Rim with Cinnamon (Garnish)
  • 2 ounces Smith & Cross Rum
  • .5 ounce Pineapple Juice
  • .5 ounce Lime Juice
  • .5 ounce Vanilla Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon Bark Syrup

Rim a coupe with cinnamon-sugar. Shake the remaining ingredients with ice, then strain into the coupe. No garnish.

THOMAS WAUGH, 2011 This is basically a rum version of Brian's Gilda Cocktail, hence the name. It's also the only drink I've made that uses a full two ounces of overproof rum.—TW