According to the folks at Bacardi, August is National Rum Month. They are sharing some rum-derful BACARDI cocktails to help celebrate the month and National Rum Day on August 16th.
Check out the Old Cuban Bacardi cocktail made with Ocho adding just a few other classic ingredients makes for an incredibly smooth sipping experience. And just because rum is fun, we added the Ocho Old Fashioned recipe today too! Enjoy!
- 2 oz BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho
- 1 oz lime juice
- 1 oz simple syrup
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- 6 – 8 mint leaves
- 2 oz champagne/sparkling wine
Preparation: Shake all ingredients aside from the sparkling wine in a cocktail shaker with ice, and fine strain into a chilled coupe. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a mint sprig.
Ocho Old Fashioned
Preparation: Add all ingredients into a rocks glass, fill with ice and stir until well mixed and very cold. Garnish with orange peel.
As the leader in the rum category for over 160 years, BACARDÍ’s handcrafted rums, like BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho, offer robust and award-winning flavors perfect for any National Rum Month celebration.