Corn & Oil
Corn & Oil, aka Corning Oil, is a popular drink in the Caribbeans, particularly Barbados and Jamaica, and uses a dark, oil-like blackstrap rum. Blackstrap rum often gets a bad rap. It doesn’t have an official category in the world of rum, and its black color certainly does not come from years of aging in a barrel. This cocktail combines common Caribbean flavors—the spice of Velvet Falernum, bitters, lime, and molasses-rich rum— making it similar to a Dark ‘n’ Stormy.
Combine rum, falernum, and lime juice in a rocks glass. Top with crushed or cracked ice. Add the bitters and stir the ingredients until well chilled. The glass should be frosty. Top with bitters and serve with a lime wedge. One bartender out of Detroit states, “A quick Google search will reveal that most historical recipes suggest a stirred drink, but shaking allows air to get into the cocktail and helps incorporate the ingredients thoroughly and brighten the citrus.”
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