In honor of Mother’s Day, here’s a nod to one of Margaret Chapman’s favorites, the Old Cuban. Try this delicious drink next time you’re at Bogue Sound Distillery or make it yourself at home!

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Old Cuban | John Newland Maffitt “Barrel Rested” White Rum


  • 4-5 Mint Leaves
  • 2-3 lime wedges
  • a dash simple syrup
  • 1.5 oz John Newland Maffitt “Barrel Rested” White Rum
  • Top with Champagne


  • Muddle the mint leaves and limes in a shaker
  • Add ice, rum, and simple syrup, then shake vigorously
  • Strain into a martini or coupe glass
  • Top with the Champagne of your choice
  • Garnish with mint and a lime wedge


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