A Taste of Colorado Rum Gift Basket
The perfect basket to send your recipients to reflect the happy, relaxed “Out West” culture of Colorado (Crested Butte to be exact). A traveler’s style wooden chest containing a bottle of Montanya Oro Dark Rum, a muddler, cocktail cherries, simple syrup and cocktail bitters make this is a fun gift choice. Your recipient will love experimenting with different cocktail recipes and to top it off, most of the necessary ingredients are conveniently included in this gift basket. A variety of bitters, which are highly concentrated botanical flavors that are typically sour and/or bitter, provide endless cocktail options. Montanya Oro Rum is full-bodied and derives its flavors from being aged for one year in American White Oak barrels still moist and fresh from aging Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey for 2-5 years. Montanya makes use of local snow-melt spring water and uses Louisiana sugar cane, which is a distinct approach to making rum since it’s typically thought of as a tropical island liquor. Montanya adds a hint of Colorado Rocky Mountain honey at bottling time for the Oro rum. Montanya rum stands out from many others because its color and flavors are natural from barrel aging, sugar cane and honey — not artificial coloring and flavors, or molasses caramel. Pepper notes are a delightful contrast to the sweet toffee and cinnamon flavors. The palate is full of surprises with notes of coffee, chocolate red chili, pineapple and nuts.
Montanya Oro Old Fashioned Cocktail: Muddle a fresh orange slice, 1 maraschino cherry and 1/4 tsp. sugar in a rocks glass. Add a few ice cubes, 3 oz. Montanya Oro Rum, 5 drops of citrus bitters and 1/2 oz. simple syrup. Stir and garnish with an orange slice and cherry.
Montanya’s Painkiller: Shake 2 1/2 oz. Montanya Oro Rum, 2 oz. pineapple juice, 1 1/2 oz. orange juice and 1/2 oz. cream of coconut in a shaker with ice. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a pineapple wedge and a dash of nutmeg.
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