The Room Key Cocktail from Tales of the Cocktail

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  • 1.5 ounce Angostura 5 Yr. Rum
  • .5 ounce elderflower liqueur
  • .5 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • .5 ounce raw ginger syrup

The Room Key served at the Angostura events and was one of the competition recipes from the challenge winner, Yani Frye, of Detroit’s The Sugar House.


  1. Prepare raw juiced strained ginger juice to raw sugar at a 1:1 ratio by weight. Heat, Stir, Cool.
  2. Combine ingredients in cocktail shaker, shake.
  3. Strain and pour into tall glass with ice spear.
  4. Top with soda. Garnish with Angostura aromatic bitters.