Winter is coming, the days are getting shorter and the big coats are back… Cheer up, it’s also rum grog season! Originally intended for sailors, this 18th century English invention gradually became a grandmother’s remedy supposed to cure colds… For colds, we don’t know, but for comfort, rum grog is king . Don’t forget the honey and the cinnamon stick to make it a real winter drink!
- 25 cl Water
- 1 C. coffee Lemon juice
- 4 cl white rum
- 2 tbsp. Honey
- 1 Cinnamon stick
- 1 star anise
Preparation 5 minutes
Cooking 5 minutes
Pour the water into a saucepan. Add the cinnamon stick, star anise and honey, then bring to a boil.
Remove the pan from the heat, add the lemon juice and the rum and mix.
Pour the rum grog into a glass, garnish with a slice of lemon and serve piping hot.
To bring an exotic note to your rum grog, add the seeds of a vanilla pod. Are you more of a foodie type? Melt a stick of granulated sugar or candy cane in the glass and serve with small spiced biscuits, an ideal trick for Christmas. As for testing hoursre generous variant, replace the water with milk but remove the lemon juice, which would cause it to curdle!