Elana Abt, the wine director at Otto in New York City, wanted to add a rum-based cocktail to the menu but keep the classic gin refresher in mind. “Rum just feels like summer, and my guests typically order more rum cocktails this time of year,” she says. “I thought, Why not create a cool rum version of the classic G&T.’”
- 1 1/2 oz Mount Gay rum
- 1 oz Borgia herbal bitters
- 4 oz Fever-Tree aromatic tonic water
- 1/2 oz Fresh lemon juice
- Garnish: Rosemary sprig
Combine all ingredients in a large snifter over ice.
Garnish with a rosemary sprig.