Category: rum

Dark ‘n’ Stormy ! INGREDIENTS:2…

Dark ‘n’ Stormy !

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 ounces dark rum
  • ½ ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup, or to taste
  • 4-6 ounces fresh ginger beer.

PREPARATION:

  1. Build the drink in a highball glass filled with ice, adjusting for sweetness and tartness. Depending on when you stop the fermentation of the ginger beer, it may be fully dry or still retain enough sweetness that additional simple syrup is unnecessary. Garnish with a wedge of lime. Serves 1.

Michael Appleton for The New York Times 

Take Flight!

Take Flight!

INGREDIENTS:
1.5 part FACUNDO NEO
0.75 part Pineapple juice
0.75 part Lime juice
0.5 part Martini bitters
0.25 part Demerara or brown sugar
0.5 part FACUNDO EXIMO float

DIRECTIONS:
Shake all ingredients except for FACUNDO EXIMO and strain into highball with crushed or pebble ice. Float FACUNDO EXIMO. Garnish with pineapple and mint sprig. To make as a frozen cocktail – add 1 part water per cocktail then add the Float FACUNDO EXIMO when served.

Photo Credit: Facundo Rum

Punch & Smash!INGREDIENTS:2 oz Bacardí W…

Punch & Smash!

INGREDIENTS:
2 oz Bacardí White Rum
.5 oz El Maestro Sierra Pedro Ximénez Sherry
.5 oz Grant ‘La Garrocha’ Amontillado Sherry
.75 oz passion fruit purée
.5 oz. hibiscus syrup
2 mint sprigs
.5 oz. fresh lemon juice

DIRECTIONS:
Shake all the ingredients hard for 30 seconds. Strain into a coupe. Place a large fresh piece of mint on top. *Hibiscus Syrup: Take a ½ cup of hibiscus flowers and simmer in a quart of simple syrup (50/50) for 15 minutes. Cool and strain.

Photo Credit: Strip House

Wiki Wiki!INGREDIENTS:1.5 oz Blanc Rhum Agri…

Wiki Wiki!

INGREDIENTS:
1.5 oz Blanc Rhum Agricole
.5 oz mango brandy
1 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz fresh pineapple juice
.5 oz petite cane syrup
½ peeled kiwi

DIRECTIONS:
Muddle kiwi in tall glass, add liquid ingredients. Insert swizzle stick, add crushed ice. Garnish with pineapple crescent, pineapple fronds, lime wheel, kiwi slice, and orchid. 

Photo Credit: Jeff Marini 

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Dark and Stormy!

Dark and Stormy!

  1. Fill a tall glass with ice cubes. Add rum.
  2. Pour in ginger beer and lime juice.
  3. Stir with a barspoon.
  4. Garnish with a lime wedge. 
  5. Enjoy.

Ginger Snap!

Ginger Snap!

Create a ginger snap by combining:

40ml Bacardi Ginger, 10ml Cointreau, 

1 dash Angostura bitters, 

12.5ml Lemon juice and 

50ml Soda water in a tall glass

Refreshing.

The Perfect Storm !

The Perfect Storm !

INGREDIENTS:

2 oz: Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

Splash: Fresh lime juice

2 dashes: Angostura bitters 

                Ginger beer 

Garnish: 1 Lime Wedge

Add all the ingredients, except ginger beer, to a highball or rocks glass filled with ice.

Garnish with a lime wedge.

Top with ginger beer.

Celebrating National Rum Day ! Join Nationa…

Celebrating National Rum Day !

Join National Rum Day on August 16th as blended beverages and cocktails create a delicious celebration. 

Rum is a distilled clear alcoholic beverage which is a byproduct of sugar production

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Joost Termeer PhotographyBlue Hawaii ! Commo…

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Blue Hawaii !

Commonly used ingredients:

  • 2 cl light Rum
  • 2 cl  Vodka
  • 1.5 cl  Blue Curaçao
  • 9 cl Pineaple juice, unsweetened
  • 3 cl Sour mix

Preparation:

Combine all ingredients with ice, stir or shake, then pour into a hurricane glass with the ice. 

For garnish score pineapple or orange slice with a knife and insert onto rim of glass; optionally use toothpick or cocktail umbrella to spear maraschino cherry through center and attach to top of fruit slice; otherwise float cherry on top of ice!

Queen’s Park Swizzle Cocktail Recipe !…

Queen’s Park Swizzle Cocktail Recipe !

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 oz rum
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • .5 oz Demerara Simple Syrup
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 6 – 8 dashes Angostura Aromatic Bitters

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Muddle mint leaves in lime juice and simple syrup, then fill glass with crushed ice.
  • Pour rum over crushed ice and swizzle well until glass is ice-cold and frosted.
  • Pack glass with more crushed ice and top with Angostura aromatic bitters.
  • Garnish with mint.