Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Rum Cocktails

Summer Tonic

Elana Abt, the wine director at Otto in New York City, wanted to add a rum-based cocktail to the menu but keep the classic gin refresher in mind. “Rum just feels like summer, and my guests typically order more rum cocktails this time of year,” she says. “I thought, Why not create a cool rum version of the classic G&T.’”

This recipe originally appeared as part of “It's Time to Give the Rum & Tonic Its Due.”



  1. Combine all ingredients in a large snifter over ice.

  2. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.