Shattered Pony & Seven Stars


While attending Circa Caliente 2018 we hosted a room party called Planet ClairErasure. Imagine a blacklight 80’s mini gold course with an alien planet theme. Our two libations were Seven Stars and Shattered Pony. Seven Stars was made with Whalers Dark Rum as the primary spirit and a strong black tea. It was the hit of the party. Shetland Pony was based on a dar with low reward. But what happened was turning a few newbies onto scotch. If you enjoy tiki drinks and scotch, this cocktail is for you. Use fresh OJ! Below are some pics from the room party where we served over 300 cocktails in just over an hour.

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Shattered Pony

2 oz Scotch

.3 oz Maraschino Liquor

2 oz fresh squeezed Orange Juice

.5 oz fresh squeezed Lemon Juice

.3 oz Orgeat

Combine everything in a mixing glass and stir very well with ice. Strain into a large glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with fresh orange or lemon slices. Use a little more lemon juice if you prefer a more tart cocktail. Recommended ingredients: Luxardo Maraschino, blended Scotch such as Dewars, Clan MacGregor or Cutty Sark.

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Seven Stars

1.5 oz Very dark Rum

.5 oz Jamaican Silver

2.5 oz Tropical Juice blend

1.5 oz strong brewed Black Tea

.5 oz fresh Lemon Juice

.5 oz Brown Sugar simple syrup

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a large glass filled with. Recommended ingredients: Meyers dark rum, Whalers dark rum. Wray and Nephew silver or Appleton Silver. Use a tropical juice blend that contains at least three tropical fruits such as guava, pineapple, mango, passion, orange. Brew any black tea double strength for this recipe. Make your own brown sugar simple syrup by combining 1.5 cups packed dark brown sugar with 1 cup water in a saucepan and bring to a simmer while stirring. Cool, put in airtight container, store in refrigerator