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I've just finished brewing the seasons' first batch of coquito. I decided to vary the recipe a little bit, using coconut rum instead of the usual white (sugarcane and molasses) variety. I then also added generous portions of vanilla extract, cloves, and nutmeg. I was thinking that the overall effect would be to make the alcohol content subtler, sneakier. But when I sampled the mixture, it seemed to lack an edge. So I threw in some white rum on top of the coconut stuff. That seems to be working pretty nicely.

The finished product is now cooling in the fridge.

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Anthony Diaz

December 2014

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