In celebration of National Rum Day on 16th August, BACARDÍ, the world’s most awarded rum brand, with more than 674 awards for quality, taste and innovation, has shared 7 of the best rum cocktails to enjoy in the UK.
From Dandelyan in London to Candy Bar & Diner in Scotland, rum lovers can celebrate this National Rum Day in a variety of cocktail hotspots around the UK.
Visit Peruvian hotspot Coya for its ‘Revolucion The Verano’, a unique twist on the iconic Mojito. Made with BACARDÍ Carta Blanca, St Germain, green chartreuse, lime juice, homemade basil syrup and avocado and apple puree, this a no ordinary Mojito.
Bringing a neighbourhood vibe to the glamour of Mondrian London, head to the award-winning Dandelyan bar for ‘King Pig Sour’. Made with BACARDÍ Carta Blanca, egg white, spinach cordial, lemon and cedar tincture, this rich yet sour cocktail is the ultimate pick me up.
Transporting Caribbean beach shack drinks to London, Rum Kitchen’s ‘Hibiscus Mojito’ is not to be missed. Refreshing and delicious in equal measure, this twist on the Mojito is made with BACARDÍ Carta Blanca, fresh lime juice, hibiscus syrup, elderflower syrup and mint leaves.
Moreish and fruity, with fresh pressed sugar cane. The ‘Laki Kane’, meaning ‘lucky person’ in Polynesian, is a flavour explosion that will leave you feeling like a Laki Kane God! Made with BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro, chocolate flavoured vodka, shaken with soursop tea, cupuaçu, guanabana and sugar cane juice.
The Liars Club
Step into a tropical hideaway that will take you a million miles away from the gloomy streets of Manchester. The Liars Club boasts a creative and exotic list of cocktails, including elaborate Tiki drinks. Embrace the flavours of the Caribbean with ‘Four Years Young’, made with BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro, House Falermun, creole bitters with orange zest.
The Domino Club
Hidden behind a barber shop, The Domino Club is well worth the trip. Not just for being a trendy, underground, jazz and blues bar but also for its ‘Domino Daiquiri’ cocktail. Made with BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro, Strawberry infused MARTINI Ambrato, lemon juice and a dash of orange flower water, this cocktail puts a fruity spin on a sweet and sour classic.
Candy Bar & Diner
Born and raised in Edinburgh, Candy Bar & Diner is an energetic urban eatery and subterranean drinking den. Be sure to try the ‘Peach & Elderflower Jaquiri’, made with BACARDÍ Carta Blanca, St Germain, bourbon, peach puree and lime juice, it is light and refreshing in equal measure.