My friend Jeph is another cocktail connoisseur.  He likes to create and name his own drinks.  This one will keep you warm on a cold winter's night....

Red Hot

1.5oz Single Barrel Rum

1oz of fresh grapefruit juice

.5oz homemade cranberry syrup*

.25oz homemade grenadine

3 dashes of Fee Brothers Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters*

Cranberry Syrup

1.5 cups of fresh cranberries

1 cup of water

.75 cup of sugar


Combine all of the ingredients in a small sauce pan and put over medium high heat.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to simmer and cook until cranberries start to break apart (about 15 minutes). Remove from heat and strain, removing all solids.  Place syrup in refrigerator.