Recipe Spotlight: Cruzan Rum Cocktail Recipe – Sip and Celebrate National Rum Day

August 17, 2015 No Comments » Add Consumer Insight
Recipe Spotlight: Cruzan Rum Cocktail Recipe – Sip and Celebrate National Rum Day

 

 

August 16th marks National Rum Day - a great excuse for spirit lovers to kick back and celebrate... with a fine rum!

Now that summer is at its peak, I wanted to invite you to try something a bit different to celebrate the occasion - a premium Cruzan sipping rum, which can be enjoyed neat or on the rocks - just like your other favorite barrel aged spirits. Cruzan Single Barrel is aged in ex-bourbon barrels and have the same complex and full-bodied taste that is found in whiskey, but as a spirit distilled from cane molasses, this rum has sweeter nuances combined with a depth of flavor that you may find unexpected in a rum.

 

 

Cruzan Single Barrel Rum

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• Color: Deep amber
• Aroma: Rich aroma with hints of dried fruit, wood and light, sweet bakery notes
• Taste: Balanced blend of caramel sweetness and oak, with a warm, buttery finish
• Proof: 80

 

 

Cruzan® Coconut Old Fashioned

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Ingredients:
2 parts Cruzan® Single Barrel Rum
1/2 part Rich Simple Syrup
3 dashes of Bitters
Coconut Water Ice Cubes (recipe to follow)

 

Method:
Cut a wide swath of orange peel and lightly press it in the bottom of a rocks glass. Add rum, syrup and bitters. Now drop in a few coconut water ice cubes and stir gently.

Coconut Water Ice Cubes:
Pour a can of coconut water (strain the pulp out first, if needed) in an ice cube tray – the bigger the cube tray the better – and freeze for several hours.