Black Devil, rum cocktail

The newer recipes for a Black Devil call for dark rum, but we find the lighter rum allows the vermouth to show through in this very simple mix. The olive garnish gives the drink its name.

Black Devil Black Devil vert
2 ounce light rum
1/2 ounce dry vermouth

Pour rum and vermouth into a mixing glass with several ice cubes. Stir evenly for 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a black olive.

Tasting notes: Strong and martini-like.

Tomorrow: Cherry baby

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