When I was ‘young’ the Smashing Pumpkins was one of my favorite bands, it appears now also to be one of the best cocktails in 2011 by Tasting Table.
Nobody would doubt the cinnamon-pumpkin combination, well the pumpkin-rum-allspice-bay leaf is based on a similar basis.
The Foodpairing tree of this Smashing Pumpkin by Mike Isabella: pumpkin-allspice-lemon-rum
12 ounces pumpkin purée
4 ounces fresh lemon juice
2 ounces water
1½ ounces dark rum
½ ounce St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
Bay leaf, for garnish
1. In a soda charger combine the pumpkin puree, lemon juice and water and charge. Serve to order.
2. In a Collins glass add the ice. Add the rum, Dram and 3 ounces of the lemon-pumpkin soda and stir to combine. Garnish with the bay leaf. Serve.
(source: Tasting Table)