Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Say hello to your new favourite drink

appleton2.jpg
cocktails.jpg
hero-3.jpg

If you’re tired of your usual tipple, or fancy getting into something exceptional ahead of the summer months, Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum could be the way forward.

A firm favourite with bartenders and listed in the country’s best restaurants and bars (such as The Experimental Cocktail Club, Nightjar and Hawksmoor), Appleton Estate produces a range of blends from the V/X to 30 Years Old all aged in oak casks on the estate. Each rum in the range (Appleton Estate V/X, 8 Year Old, 12 Year Old, 21 Year Old and 30 Year Old) has its own distinctive style while carrying the hallmark of Appleton Estate rums: the distinctive note of orange peel. What’s more, the entire production process – from grass to glass – is carried out on the Appleton Estate in Jamaica.

If you’re in need of inspiration as to how to enjoy it, we have two suggestions to get you started:

Jamaican Mule

Ingredients:

1. 50ml Appleton Estate V/X

2. 150ml ginger beer

3. A squeeze of lime

Method:

1. Pour Appleton Estate V/X into a glass filled with ice

2. Add ginger beer to taste and top off with a squeeze of lime

3. Garnish with a lime wedge

Mai Tai

Ingredients:

1. 50ml Appleton Estate V/X

2. 20ml fresh lime juice

3. 12 ½ml orange Curacao

4. 10ml orgeat

5. 10ml gomme

6. A sprig of mint

Method :

1. Combine all ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and shake hard

2. Strain and pour into a rocks glass filled with cubed ice

3. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of mint

(For an even richer, fuller-flavoured Mai Tai, try using Appleton Estate 8 Year Old).

If you think you could help decide who the No1 bartender in the UK is, Appleton Estate Bartender Challenge is giving you the opp0rtunity to do just that. Click here to find out more and be in with a chance of winning.

Related

106911103.jpg

8 ways in which it really could be The People's Wedding

Cider-HERO.jpg

Burglar tempted into swigging cider when on the rob

Comments

More

This British city has been named fifth best in Europe by Lonely Planet

Clue: it's in the north

by Emily Reynolds
25 May 2017

Crowds sing 'Don't Look Back in Anger' at end of minute's silence

The Oasis classic got an airing in honour of the bombing victims

by Dave Fawbert
25 May 2017

Next week you can use a bottle of Lucozade to pay for the Tube

You can literally use anything to pay for the Tube now

by Emily Reynolds
25 May 2017

Muslim guy has great comeback after being told to take his hijab off

This troll messed with the wrong guy

by Dave Fawbert
25 May 2017

What science says about why day drinking feels different to at night

And it's not just to do with the sun

by Emily Reynolds
25 May 2017

A pigeon's been caught trying to smuggle drugs in a little backpack

He's fallen fowl of the law

by Dave Fawbert
25 May 2017

George R. R. Martin has compared Donald Trump to King Joffrey

It makes a lot of sense

by Matt Tate
25 May 2017

Trump met the Pope, but all we care about are the memes

*record scratch* POPE: "You're probably wondering how I ended up in this situation..."

by Emily Reynolds
25 May 2017

This man tracked almost everything he did for a whole year

by Gary Ogden
24 May 2017

Netflix data reveals the UK's unusual viewing habits by time of day

Anyone watching How I Met Your Mother at 6am needs professional help

by Emily Reynolds
24 May 2017