Strawberry and Champagne by Rums of Puerto Rico
In Puerto Rico, you know it is the highest quality of rum if it has the “Rums of Puerto Rico” seal. Even Peter Hernández (aka Bruno Mars) raves about this cocktail in his songs. Follow this master blender’s recipe, and you’ll be singing, “I’m talking trips to Puerto Rico…,” just like Bruno.
1 sliced strawberry
1.5 ounces of Bacardí Carta Blanca
½ ounce of lime juice
½ ounce of simple syrup (combine equal parts of water and sugar in a pan, bring to a boil and let it cool)
In a glass, muddle all the ingredients together. Top with sparkling wine and stir until combined. Decorate your glass with a strawberry and enjoy!
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Caribbean Rum Old Fashioned by Rums of Puerto Rico
A unique take on a classic is brought to you by Rums of Puerto Rico. The Old Fashioned is one of the oldest mixed drinks in the cocktail canon, and this creative recipe gives the classic drink a Puerto Rican twist.
2 ounces of Don Q Sherry Cask Rum
½ ounce of coconut water and brown sugar syrup
2 dashes of chocolate bitters or Angostura
To make the syrup, combine 1 cup of coconut water and 1 cup of brown sugar in a small pan and bring to a boil. Let it cool before mixing it into the rest of the ingredients. In a glass, stir all the ingredients together and serve over ice.
Guide to Rum Tasting in Puerto Rico