Spicy Rummy Holiday Mixology at El Cid in Silverlake


Come take this class at El Cid restaurant to learn about spice rum cocktails including holiday party punch ideas, specialty holiday drinks and twists and classic cocktails from Silverlake/Echo Park’s own friendly mixologists/artisan preserve maker and El Cid general manager Laura Ann of Laura Ann’s Jams. We are featuring SAILOR JERRY spiced rum and all the cool things you can do with it for a holiday party and all year long. You will learn all about spiced rum, proper cocktail preparation, garnishing to impress and get the knowledge to be the smartest rummy at your party! You will also leave with recipe cards and your own jar of Laura Ann’s Jams to make your own cocktails when you get home.

Hot-n- Creamy Sailor


1 stick of REAL organic salted BUTTER

1 jar of Laura Ann’s Jams Maple Pumpkin Butter (Smashing Pumpkin Butter)

1 cup of organic raw sugar

1 cup of light brown sugar

2 tsp of pumpkin spice (equal parts ground ginger, cinnamon & nutmeg with a pinch of ground clove)

1 bottle of Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

Boiling Water

whipped cream


Cream together the sugars & the butter (I use my kitchen-aid mixer for this part) till creamy.

Add spices & pumpkin butter till well combined.

Put magical mixture in a glass bowl or jar and put in the fridge until almost firm.

In your favorite mug add:

2 tablespoons (or more if you have a big mug) of the mix

3oz of Sailor Jerry’s spiced rum (or more if your a big lush…I mean, have a big mug)

Then top with boiling water, stir WELL

add a dollop of fresh whipped cream and maybe add sprinkles or a drizzle of maple syrup.

posted by Marcela Aguayo