matusalem rum: Colonial old fashioned cocktail recipe

Colonial Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

A twist you can expect of an Old Fashioned, using tropical elements like coconut water and chocolate touch.


  • 50 ml. Matusalem Rum Gran Reserva 23
  • Two drops of chocolate bitter
  • Coconut ice ball
  • Garnish: orange peel + chocolate nips
  • Vessel recommendation: Short glass “on the rocks”

1. Create the coconut ice ball and drop Matusalem Rum Gran Reserva 23

To create your own coconut ice ball, use a mold and drop the coconut water. Let it freeze and add it to the glass when frozen. Next, drop the rum with the help of a pipette or a measuring glass.
coconut ice ball. Colonial old fashioned ingredients

2. Add chocolate bitter

Add the drops of chocolate bitter carefully, making sure they fall over the ice sphere.
chocolate bitter. Colonial old fashioned ingredients

3. Perfume and decorate with the orange peel

Use the orange peel to perfume the cocktail with its essential oils. Place the peel over the glass in a boat-like shape and crown it with the chocolate pearls.
orange peel. Colonial old fashioned ingredients
A complex and strong cocktail which evolves as the coconut water ice ball melts, integrating bitter and chocolate pearls together.
matusalem rum: Colonial old fashioned cocktail recipe