Looking Forward To National Rum Day - Tuesday August 16th

Date for your diaries - Tuesday 16th August, National Rum Day! Celebrate all things rum, with cocktails and much more with this Caribbean favourite.

Why not celebrate National Rum Day with one of these well-crafted beverages:

Black Pearl

  • 50ml Havana 3yr Rum
  • 20ml Kings Ginger Liqueur
  • 15ml Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 15ml Monin Orgeat Syrup
  • 4 Fresh Blackberries
  • 2 Dash Peychaud Bitters
  • 2 Dash Angostura Bitters
  • 3 blackberries on curly bamboo skewer clipped to side, mint, icing sugar
  • Muddle blackberries in base of tall cocktail glass
  • Build remaining ingredients, add crushed ice and swizzle
  • Top more crushed ice then with bitters. Garnish and serve

Banoffee and Cashew Crème

  • 40ml Koko Kanu Coconut Rum
  • 20ml Briottet Crème de Banane
  • 25ml Double Cream
  • 25ml Coconut Water
  • 15ml Monin Caramel Syrup
  • 2 Unsalted Cashews (muddled) & 4 marshmallows on heart bamboo with one dried banana chip and banana leaves
  • Trim banana leaf with ridged scissors to shape and size, place marshmallows onto skewer. Clip bamboo to rim of glass to secure leaves- place banana chip in centre
  • Add cashews to Boston mixing tin and muddle
  • Add remaining ingredients and cubed ice, shake and double strain into chilled Speak Easy

What's your favourite? Let us know on Twitter using #NationalRumDay. Find out more about the day here.