King of Albania
Otto Witte and the “King of Albania” This week in 1959 Otto Witte, an illiterate circus magician who impersonated the King of Albania, died. We celebrate his con — or at least his imagination — with a “Ranglum” cocktail dressed up in King’s clothing.
“King of Albania” - created for the Dinner Party Download by Mata Renga of Bar Hamburg in Hamburg, Germany
- 6 cl* of Goslings Black Seal Rum
- 1 1/2 cl of Wray & Nephew white rum
- 2 cl Falernum spiced rum V
- 1/2 cl sugar cane syrup
- Juice of 1 sweet lime
Combine all the ingredients in a boston tumbler of ice Shake hard till it’s chilled Serve in crown-like eight-corner tumbler Make a “scepter” out of a swizzle stick with orchid leaves. Behave like royalty (i.e. Be oblivious to the plight of the common man, have an affair, and stop smiling).
*1 cl is equal to 1/3 of an ounce