Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum. If there is one thing you don’t want to mess with, it is a pirate’s rum ration. Fresh water was in short supply and rum was the beverage of choice on board most ships. The Rum Flip in Blackbeard’s day was a combination of beer, rum and sugar served in tin can. This updated cocktail version is probably more palatable to modern seaman and land lubbers alike.
Separate the egg. Cream yolk thoroughly with sugar. Add rum and milk. Whip egg white stiffly and fold in. Serve chilled.