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Christmas Kinship, or Hot Buttered Rum for Two

This is a slightly modified version of the Hot Buttered Rum recipe on Kinsip Distillery's Mixology site.



  • Boil 1 cup water.
  • With the pot still over the heat, stir the butter and sugar into the boiling water until melted, well combined, and bubbly.
  • Remove the mixture from the heat and cool for a minute.
  • Add the rum.
  • Add several drops of bitters to taste.
  • Serve warm, garnished with a cinnamon stick.