This Brooklyn riff is a surefire way to end any night this holiday season. Rich, smooth and savory with a tickle of spice.



  • 1 1/4 ounces Diplomatico Dark Rum
  • 3/4 ounce Mulled Cheerwine Syrup, prepared
  • 1/2 ounce Averna Amaro
  • 1/4 ounce Velvet Falernum

Mulled Cheerwine Syrup

  • 32 ounces Cheerwine Holiday Punch
  • 16 ounces sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh clove
  • 3 Star Anise Pods
  • 3 sticks of cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons of Pomegranate Molasses
  • 2 ounces fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 ounces fresh-squeezed lemon juice


Mulled Cheerwine Syrup

Combine all ingredients in a medium sized saucepan and place over medium heat.

Stir and simmer for 12-15 minutes until sugar is dissolved and spices are fragrant.

Double strain (cheese cloth is a nice touch to keep consistency) and set aside to use for drinks.


Add all ingredients into a mixing glass and stir over ice for 10 seconds.

Strain into your favorite coupe or Nick & Nora glass.

Garnish with a fresh twist of orange (twist your citrus for essence).

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