We have really been enjoying our shipment of Plantation "Stiggin's Fancy" Pineapple Dark Rum here in the shop. Needless to say we have also enjoyed taking home a bottle for some "research" of our own.
While we have made cocktails by mixing it with pink lemonade, shaking with ice, and pouring into a martini glass; guests have also tried it with grapefruit juice and orange juice. Perhaps our favorite way to drink it has been the flavorful rum by itself on the rocks -- allowing us to enjoy and appreciate the smooth and refreshing spirit one on one with our tastebuds.
Plantation Pineapple Rum is created by infusing ripe Queen Victoria pineapples in rich, aged Plantation Original Dark Rum for 3 months. The pineapple rind (where the pineapple’s essential oil chiefly resides) was macerated in rum and then distilled, thus creating a bright pineapple essence to blend with the lushness of the infused Plantation rum.
Below is a more complicated, but gorgeous recipe that combines Pineapple Rum and Ginger Beer. Stop out to New World Wine Shop and get your hands on a bottle before it's gone!
1.5 OZ PLANTATION RUM
0.75 OZ LIME JUICE
0.5 OZ SIMPLE SYRUP
GINGER BEER TO TOP
GLASS: TALL GLASS
1. FILL TALL GLASS WITH ICE.
2. POUR PINEAPPLE RUM, LIME JUICE AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
3. STIR AND TOP WITH GINGER BEER.
4. GARNISH WITH GRAPEFRUIT WEDGE.
Two Lake Geneva locals with a two glass minimum... simply put, we're the Wine Guys!