Grog with Lime Syrup

Recette de cocktail - Monsieur Cocktail - Patrice Plante -  grog
Ingredients :

1 oz (30 ml) dark rum

½ oz (15 ml) lime syrup

4oz (120ml) hot water

Lemon wheels, cinnamon and clove (for garnish)

Preparation :

Heat a cup with boiling water then discard the water when ready to serve.

Add all the ingredients to the hot cup and stir with a spoon.

Garnish with a slice of lemon studded with cloves and a cinnamon stick.

About our Grog with Lime Syrup

Grog was somehow invented in 1740 by Admiral Vernon of the British Navy (nicknamed Old Grog), when he decreed that the traditional ration of rum would be diluted to a ratio of 1/4 rum to 3/ 4 hot water to prevent drunkenness among sailors. Lime juice and sugar were suggested to mask the acrid taste of the stagnant water in the barrels of the hold. A classic was born, but also the whole base of mixology!