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Extra Dark Rum? Voodoo Death Spell

By Courier Classics

Feb 7, 2019

Leftover spirits? Not a bad problem to have! If you know how to use up your extra, of course.

We’re here to help with that - welcome to our bonus recipes.

What You Have

Extra: Dark Rum

What You Need

  • Limes Demerara Syrup*
  • Orange-Carrot Juice
  • Hot Sauce
  • Fresh Mint (optional)

What You'll Make

Voodoo Death Spell


  • 2 oz Dark Rum
  • 0.5 oz Demerara Syrup*
  • 0.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 oz Orange-Carrot Juice
  • 2 bar spoons Hot Sauce (or to taste)


In a shaker, combine all ingredients with ice (excluding garnish). Shake well. Fine strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a mint sprig (optional).    

*Demerara Syrup

Combine 1 cup water and 1 cup demerara sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and stir until sugar dissolves. Let it cool, then pour into a container and store in the fridge for up to a month.

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