2 dashes of Angostura bitters
1 oz lime juice
.75 oz simple syrup
2 oz Appleton reserve (or other Jamaican rum)
Shake with ice and strain into ice-filled collins glass. Top with soda.
Garnish with orange wedge, lime wheel and cherry.
Bar: The Raines Law Room
Bartender: Meaghan Dorman
This recipe comes via Charles Baker, an early 20th century bon vivant who roamed the world on a quest to quench an insatiable thirst. The West Indian Planter's Punch is an old concoction of the Caribbean and American south, perfect to cap off (or maybe begin) a long, languorous day in the sun.