Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Happy Rum Day

In honor of National Rum Day (August 16th), here's a couple of different cocktails using this wonderful spirit:

#1
2 oz. Pampero Aniversario Rum
.25 oz. Barolo Chinato
.25 oz. Ciociaro Amaro
A bar spoon of Luxardo Maraschino
Healthy dash of Grapefruit Bitters
Stir well with ice
Strain into a small, chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a grapefruit peel
Sip and savor before a meal


#2
1.5 oz. Ron Zacapa
.75 oz. Lemon Juice
.75 oz. Hibiscus Syrup
.5 oz. Grapefruit Juice
.5 oz. Barolo Chinato
2 dashes Boston Bittahs
Shake, strain into a wine glass over cubed ice
Top with sparkling rose´
Long Grapefruit Twist for garnish

Cheers!

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