14 August 2020, 00:01
August 16 is National Rum Day – and whether you love a Dark and Stormy, Daiqiri or Pina Colada, we’ve got the perfect cocktail recipe for you… and a fun twist on jerk chicken.
Two Drifters rum punch
4 tbsp Overproof Spiced Pineapple Rum
1 tsp grenadine
85mls pineapple juice
4 tbsp orange juice
Shake well and serve over ice
We be Limin’
50ml The Duppy Share Aged
25ml Fresh Lime Juice
15ml Rich (2:1) Sugar Syrup
Shake 50ml of The Duppy Share Aged, 25ml Fresh Lime Juice, 15ml Vermouth and 15ml of Rich Sugar Syrup over ice and then strain.
50ml The Duppy Share Spiced
Fever Tree White Grape & Apricot Soda
Pour 50ml The Duppy Share Spiced over ice and top up with Fever Tree White Grape & Apricot Soda. Garnish with citrus zest.
Other rum bottles available on the high street and online now
Deadhead Dark Chocolate Rum
This premium rum (£54.99, The Bottle Club) is designed for sipping, and is infused with decadently dark, slow roasted cacao, and has essences of coffee, butterscotch and dark chocolate. Oh and what a bottle!
Cargo Cult Banana Spiced Rum
This Australian rum (£30.99, The Bottle Club) is a blend of Fijian and Papua New Guinean rum spiced up with a secret recipe that includes Australian bananas from North Queensland.
Cut Rum Spiced (£23.50) is infused with real spices including, aniseed, nutmeg, ginger, black peppercorn, cinnamon, coriander seed, lemon peel and sweet vanilla pods.
Cut Rum Smoked (£23.50) is the UK’s first naturally smoked rum – a 3 year old Jamaican rum infused with Arabica coffee beans, smoked with burnt wood chips and left to rest in oak barrels. It has a heady aroma of cocoa nib, oak, vanilla, pipe tobacco and a brown sugar taste.
Cut Rum Overproof (£23.50) made with the same ingredients as the Spiced bottle, but with different amounts. It has an aroma of waffle pancakes and motor oil, and tastes of warm vanilla, cake factory, and coconut oil.