Ramblin' Rascal’s True Blue Old Fashioned

Created by the Ramblin’ Rascal crew, Charlie Lehmann and Marty Bailey, this cocktail is an old fashioned style but with a little Aussie holiday twist, perfect for Christmas and New Year’s Eve!

Ramblin' Rascal’s True Blue Old Fashioned



50ml Martell Blue Swift 

10ml spiced pineapple and vanilla syrup (see recipe) 

Garnish: Skewer through maraschino cherry on pineapple wedge



Stir down ingredients and serve over a large rock in a double old fashioned glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry and pineapple skewer.


To make the syrup: 300g pineapple cut into pieces (skin on, zero wastage), 300g white sugar, 1 vanilla bean split down the middle and cut in half, 1 cinnamon quill. Macerate in sealed container at room temperature, shaking whenever you walk past it over 24 hours. Strain solids for a spiced pineapple and vanilla syrup.


Ramblin Rascal

cnr of Park & Elizabeth Streets, Sydney NSW 2000



Image credit: James Adams