Cocktail Friday: Happy Rum Month!

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 1:37pm

View More: http://phillipvn.pass.us/happiesthour-flordecanaHappy National Rum Month! You say you didn’t know there was a National Rum Month? Hey, there’s a National Everything Month — get with the times.

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

Maraschino liqueur

Orange bitters

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.

Flor Rum Sour 1Flor Rum Sour

1 oz. Flor de Cana 7 rum

1 oz. fresh lemon juice

Extra-fine sugar

1/2 egg white

Angostura bitters

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.

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