This recipe was first featured in our sponsored story on Old Fashioned Week 2017.

From Max Traverse, the very busy Asian ambassador for this year’s Old Fashioned Week, and owner of Hong Kong’s Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge, comes this very cherry version of the classic drink built around the aromatic Rhum JM agricole.

60ml Rhum JM VSOP
4 Griottines cherries
5ml Cherry Heering
1bsp Dark brown sugar
3ds Angostura Bitters

Muddle the cherries, then add sugar, bitters and 30ml of rum. Stir with 4 ice cubes. Add remaining rum, add more ice, garnish with orange zest and three more cherries on a stick.