3 cocktail recipes to celebrate National Rum Day
If you’re craving sunshine in a cup, you’ll have to indulge in a delicious rum cocktail.
The smell of the sugarcane-based spirit can take you back to that perfect summer day, or even your favorite tropical getaway.
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But don’t worry -- even if you’re miles away from a beach, you can still celebrate National Rum Day with some breezy rum-forward recipes that will make you feel like you’re on an island in the sun.
On Monday, August 16, we pay homage to one of the oldest spirits, whose first distillation dates back to the Caribbean islands in the 17th century.
Here are 3 rum cocktail recipes courtesy of Cruzan Rum, a crisp and light rum produced in Saint Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, that have just the right amount of summer vibes.
Cruzan Rum Watermelon Daiquiri
Cruzan Rum Mango Rum Margarita
—1 part Cruzan Mango Rum [purchase on Drizly]
—1 part DeKuyper TripleSec Liqueur [purchase on Drizly]
—½ part Lime Juice [purchase on Drizly | Amazon]
—1 part Mango [purchase on Amazon]
Puree the mango. Add mango to ingredients, shake over ice,
strain and serve in a margarita glass.
On The Rocks - Mai Tai
A cocktail of contrasts; a custom blend of dark and light Cruzan® rums, rich and robust, dry and light. A distinctive tang balances the sweetness of orange and pineapple. It’s tiki time. [purchase on Drizly]