Grab the last of Summer (!!) with some rum cocktails

authentic caribbean rum

Fancy some Caribbean inspired cocktails?  The West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers’ Association (WIRSPA) have developed the Authentic Caribbean Rum (ACR) marque, so you can make sure you are enjoying some authentic rum.

 

Daiquiri

Ingredients:

50ml Authentic Caribbean Rum

1 tsp 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.

authentic caribbean rum
Daiquiri

Rum Punch

Ingredients:

700ml golden Authentic Caribbean Rum

1 litre water

500g caster sugar

400ml lemon juice

1 tsp bitters

Method: Boil water in a large saucepan and mix in the sugar to dissolve. Mix in remaining

ingredients. Chill and serve in good company with a sprinkle of nutmeg. For a longer drink, try

adding a litre of your favourite fruit juice.

authentic caribbean rum
Rum Punch

Rum and Ginger

Simple and refreshing. What more can you ask for?

Ingredients

50ml Authentic Caribbean Rum

ginger ale (or ginger beer for an added kick)

a dash of bitters (optional)

a squeeze of lime

Method

Pour rum over ice and top up with ginger ale or ginger beer. Add a dash of bitters and a squeeze of lime. Finally, add the spent lime shell to the drink.

authentic caribbean rum
Rum and Ginger

And remember, drink smart and drink responsibly.

 

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    Mrs Foodie aka Emma loves to snuggle with Fred and Cleo, sleep and read. Can be found with gin or a pint in hand.

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