As part of the celebration, here are a few rum drinks that can sweeten up your August, both made with Flor to Cana (Flower of Sugar Cane) Chilean rum.
Flor de Cana Manhattan
2 oz. Flor de Can 7 rum
1 oz. sweet vermouth
Making it: Add rum, vermouth, a splash of the cherry liqueur and 1 dash of bitters into a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cherry.
1 oz. Flor de Cana 7 rum
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/2 egg white
Making it: Add the rum, lemon juice, a dash of sugar and egg white into a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously, Strain into an old-fashioned glass and top with a dash of bitters.