Rum cocktails 

Mojito

 Ingredients

50ml Authentic Caribbean Rum; 1 tbsp fresh lime juice; 1 tbsp sugar syrup (2 parts sugar / 1 part water); 6-8 mint leaves; a splash of soda.

 Method

Gently muddle mint leaves in a highball glass. Add lime juice and sugar syrup. Fill glass with ice cubes or crushed ice. Add rum and gently churn with a spoon to mix ingredients. Add a splash of soda, top with more ice and garnish with a fresh mint sprig.

Daiquiri

 Ingredients

50ml Authentic Caribbean Rum; 1 tbsp lime juice; 2 tsp sugar syrup (2 parts sugar / 1 part water).

 Method

Place all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with plenty of cubed ice and shake hard until the shaker frosts. Strain into a martini or cocktail glass. Garnish with a juicy wedge of lime.

Bay Breeze

 Ingredients
50 ml Authentic Caribbean Rum; 50ml pineapple juice; 100ml cranberry juice; a lime wedge to garnish.

 Method

Add all the ingredients to a shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge to finish.

 

 

Manhattan

Ingredients

50ml Authentic Caribbean Rum; 2 tsp sweet vermouth, 1 tbsp black cherry syrup; 1 dash bitters; cherry to garnish.

 Method
Stir all the ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass until very cold. Strain into a pre-chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry and serve.

 

Piña Colada

Ingredients
75ml Authentic Caribbean Rum;
3 tbsp coconut milk; 3 tbsp crushed pineapple;

Method
Place the ingredients in an electric blender.
Add two handfuls of crushed ice and blend at high speed for 30 seconds.
Strain into a large wine glass and serve with a straw.

Gold Fever Toddy

 

Ingredients
200ml of Authentic Caribbean Rum, 400ml of ginger ale or ginger beer, 1 lime, 1 orange, 1 lemon, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, cloves, A bar or tea strainer

Method
Add the following ingredients to a cold pan; 200ml of Authentic Caribbean Rum, the zest of half a Lime, the peel of 1 orange, the juice of half a lemon. Add 400ml of Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer to the pan and put on a low heat, at no point should the contents come to the boil. Stir in two snapped cinnamon sticks, freshly ground nutmeg & 3 cloves. Depending on your palate, you can add more citrus or spice to suit. Keep stirring and tasting until you’re happy with your Toddy, then fine strain into your serving bowl or soup kettle to keep warm. Serve in a small glass mug with a cinnamon stick and slice of lemon or lemon twist as garnish.

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