Espresso rum fizz with a pink aromatic bitters sugar rim


  • 1 ounce espresso
  • 1 ounce white rum
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 3 ounces club soda
  • ice
  • splash of half and half
  • aromatic bitters granulated sugar for glass rim


  1. Add several dashes of aromatic bitters to 1/4 cup granulated sugar and stir until mixed well. If you add too a dash or two too many, you can always add a bit more sugar to dilute the mixture.
  2. Add 1 ounce espresso (or very strong coffee), 1 ounce white rum, 1 ounce simple syrup and 3 ounces club soda to a cocktail shaker with ice and stir until chilled.
  3. Dampen rim of a glass and dip into pink sugar.
  4. Pour cocktail mixture into prepared glass and top with a splash of half and half. Serve immediately.