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Alex Jump | Denver

An unexpectedly tropical take on the Sazerac, Denver’s Alex Jump uses the rich warming spices in Knob Creek® Rye to play off the banana, pineapple, hazelnut and coconut notes found in the two rums and hazelnut eau de vie. It’s a drink that bounces between a brisk fall day in New Orleans and summer in the tropics, while always highlighting the versatility and complexity of the rye.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 1 ½ parts Knob Creek® Rye
  • ¼ part Hamilton Pot Still Gold Jamaican rum
  • ¼ part Reisetbauer hazelnut eau de vie
  • 1 teaspoon Kalani coconut rum
  • 1 teaspoon rich cane syrup (2:1)
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash absinthe

Garnish: lemon twist, discarded

Directions
  1. Combine ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and stir.
  2. Strain into a chilled Old-Fashioned glass.
  3. Express a lemon twist and discard.
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