The Sussman Rum Bumpkin


  • 1.5oz golden rum
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 juiced lime
  • 3 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 dash vanilla
  • 1T sugar


  1. Vigorously shake everything together. Serve over ice. Or don't serve -- even better!


What happens when you start trying to make a Ramos Gin Fizz, realize you have basically none of the correct ingredients, but are too stubborn to stop? The Sussman Rum Bumpkin, that’s what! This drink has inspired comments like, “It’s not…garbage,” and “…Oh, it smells weird.” Leading taste experts describe it as “rum forward, with a hard-boiled egg aftertaste.” Yum!