Fun & Festive Recipes for National Rum Day

One of sour, two of sweet. Three of strong, and 4 of weak. This is the original ‘recipe’ for a traditional rum punch, and when followed with the ‘right’ ingredients, will still produce a flavorful, balanced rum cocktail that’s sure to cool you down for summer.

Although rum punch is a traditional favorite, we’ve got a few favorites from our friends around the globe for National Rum Day!

Our friends at Angostura have given us a few recipes to share this week, as summer comes to it’s last warm days, and we need a bit of excitement in our cocktail glasses.

Angostura Mint MojitoAngostura Mint Mojito

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Angostura® Reserva Rum
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • 8 Mint Leaves
  • 1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura® aromatic bitters
  • Soda Water

Combine mint and rum into a shaker, muddle. Add simple syrup, bitters, and lime juice. Shake with ice, and pour into a highball glass filled with ice.

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Garnish: Lemon twist & nutmeg sugar rim

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz Angostura 1919 Rum
  • ¾ oz Cointreau
  • 1 oz Freshly squeezed Lemon juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz egg white
  • 4 dashes Angostura® aromatic bitters

Method:

Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and shake. Double strain into a chilled and rimmed coupe glass.

 

Angostura Pina-Colada-recipe-cocktail

Pina Colada

Glass: Hurricane; garnish: Pineapple slice and maraschino cherry

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Angostura® Reserva Rum
  • ¾ oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 ¾ oz Fresh Pineapple Juice
  • 3 oz Homemade Coconut Cream*
  • Large scoop of crushed ice
  • 8 dashes Angostura® aromatic bitters

Method: Combine rum, lime juice, pineapple juice, coconut cream and ice into a blender and blend until smooth. Add 8 dashes of Angostura® aromatic bitters on top.


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