Starboard Sour

Starboard Sour
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The apple cider and star anice in this cocktail are classic Thanksgiving flavors.

Deliver Ingredients


For the cocktail

  • 1 1/2 Ounce Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum
  • 3/4 Ounces fresh lime juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 pieces of star anise
  • Ice, enough to fill cocktail shaker with the above ingredients
  • 1 Ounce apple cider syrup (recipe below)

For the apple cider syrup

  • 2 Cups apple cider
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks


For the cocktail

Combine the Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, apple cider syrup, lime juice, bitters, and 1 piece of star anise in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Strain the liquid into a cocktail glass. Garnish with the other piece of star anise.

For the apple cider syrup

In a small saucepot over medium-high heat, cook the apple cider and cinnamon sticks until the cider is reduced to 1 cup, about 10 to 15 minutes. Add the brown sugar and remove the pot from heat. Stir the mixture until the sugar is dissolved. Allow the syrup to cool before use.