Raspberry Rum, Ginger Ale & Cup Gift Pack 1100ml
Make no bones about it, you’ve just stumbled upon our favourite in the Dead Man’s Fingers range…
About a decade ago, scientists found out that the centre of the galaxy was filled with ethyl formate, the substance that gives raspberries their flavour and rum its smell. So, if you were able to experience the heart of the Milky Way, it would be something like this Raspberry Rum.
Our favourite way to enjoy it, is in a Raspberry Mule. A classic Mule is made with vodka, spicy ginger beer and lime juice, served in a copper mug. Switch the vodka for Goslings Black Seal Rum and you get a Dark ‘n’ Stormy. Swap in Dead Man’s Fingers Raspberry Rum, tone down the ginger beer to a more sophisticated ginger ale, serve it in a branded enamel camping cup and you have one of the summeriest cocktails imaginable. We’re just not quite sure what to call it. The best we can come up with is ‘Flogging a Dead Mule’, but we’ll let you play around with your own names as you sip one. You have almost everything you need in this gift pack, just grab some ice and some fresh limes.
This exlusive collection contains:
- 1 x Dead Man’s Fingers Raspberry Rum 700ml
- 2 x Fever-Tree Ginger Ale 200ml
- 1 x Dead Man’s Fingers Enamel Cup
The super-innovative Raspberry Rum in this gift pack is a collaboration between Cornwall’s Dead Man’s Fingers and flavourphile Will Borrell, the creator of the much-loved Vestal Vodka. This dream team have worked their fingers to the bone to produce a series of punchy flavoured rums to die for.
The flavour here is an enhancement to what was already an exceptional rum. The base is an award-winning, two-year-old Caribbean rum, full of toasty notes, baked cake, roasted nuts, vanilla and clove-y spices. To that, they’ve added tangy raspberry and a twist of citrus. The result reminds us of scrumping raspberries in the sunshine, ice lollies and the red sauce at the Mr Whippy ice cream van. It’s going to revolutionise your summer cocktails; just imagine a Raspberry Mojito filled with mint leaves, lime and fresh raspberries. Alternatively, mix it into a Daiquiri or just drizzle it over ice cream. On second thoughts, we might just keep it all for ourselves. Sorry.
We had imagined that a flagon of this rum was prized from the gripping skeletal claws of a drowned Cornish pirate lost to Davy Jones’ Locker. And that the owners of The Rum & Crab Shack in St Ives had painstakingly recreated the elixir between shifts of boiling and broiling seafaring fare. However, it may not have gone down quite that way. The name ‘Dead Man’s Fingers’ is also what those in-the-know call the feathery gills that are removed when dressing a crab. (Now we’re hungry as well as thirsty.) But whether this exceptional rum gets its name from dark magic and sinister skulduggery or simply a macabre culinary term, Dead Man’s Fingers deserves its cult following.
£3.33 per 100.00ml
SKU No.: 3941086
Style No.: 919888
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