Rum and coke sour cocktail


Rum and coke sour cocktail

Photo by Roberto Caruso

Five o’clocktail: This twisted classic was created by Trevor Burnett, who’s behind the bar at Toronto’s Ritz Carlton Deq Lounge.


  • 355-mL can cola
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp Bacardi Oakheart rum
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 egg white


  • Make syrup by bringing Coke and sugar to a boil on high. Boil until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 20 min. Let cool.
  • Add 2 tbsp Coke syrup, Bacardi, lime juice and egg white to a shaker. Cover and shake for 10 sec. Add a handful of ice and shake vigorously for another 20 sec
  • Pour mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a rocks glass.