Belgian bartender Ran Van Ongevalle’s winning drink at the 2017 Bacardí Legacy Global Cocktail Competition is a stirred beauty that pairs Bacardí Gran Reserva Maestro de Ron eight-year-old rum with amontillado sherry, crème de cacao, sherry and saline solution.
This recipe originally appeared as part of “This Is How Chocolate and a Family Business Won This Bartender a Fancy Cocktail Competition.”
- 2 oz Bacardí Gran Reserva Maestro de Ron eight-year-old rum
- 33/100 oz Amontillado sherry
- 1 barspoon Crème de cacao
- 2 dashes Absinthe
- 1 dash Saline solution
- Garnish: Olive oil
Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.
Strain into a chilled coupe.
Garnish with 3 drops of olive oil.