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Cuban Affair

Cuban Affair cocktail with aged rum, banana syrup, allspice dram, chocolate bitters, and aromatic bitters

The Cuban Affair is a glorious Old Fashioned riff that tastes like eating a chocolate-covered banana after smoking a clove cigarette – but, like, in a good way.

The recipe is the brainchild of Andrei Campian from Manila’s Prisma. Campian calls for Havana Club 7, an aged Cuban rum with pronounced leather-tobacco-wood flavors. You can use whichever aged rum you like, but the drink will be best with a rum that has a similar character.

Ingredients

Instructions

Stir all ingredients with ice, and strain into an ice-filled short glass. Garnish with a dehydrated banana chip or a fresh banana slice (spritzed with citrus to keep it from browning).

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