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Getaway Car

Getaway Car cocktail with aged rum, Ancho Reyes, pineapple juice, lime juice, and simple syrup

The Getaway Car, from Meaghan Dorman at The Raines Law Room in New York City, is one of our favorite ways to introduce folks to Ancho Reyes, a smoky ancho chili liqueur.

Dorman calls for Appleton Reserve, but it’s lovely with any aged rum you like. It really shines with fresh pineapple juice, but we’ve made plenty with the canned stuff and we enjoyed every glass.

The original recipe calls for plain old simple syrup, but if you have pineapple syrup it will be fantastic in the Getaway Car. Similarly, a pineapple rum like Plantation’s Stiggins’ Pineapple adds another layer of complexity.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake all ingredients and strain into an tall glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a lime wheel and a dusting of ancho chili powder, if you’ve got it.

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