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Corn ’n’ Oil

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The traditional Corn ’n’ Oil cocktail from Barbados uses dark oil-like black strap rum as the drink's base.


  • 2 ounces black strap or aged Barbados rum
  • 1/2 ounce falernum
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: lime wedge


  1. Combine rum, falernum, and lime juice in a rocks glass.

  2. Top with crushed or cracked ice.

  3. Add the bitters and stir ingredients until well chilled. The glass should be frosty.

  4. Top with bitters and serve with a lime wedge.