It’s National Rum Day! Celebrate with One (or more ) Great Cocktail #Recipes!

It’s nice to have a friends over and share a cocktail. Even better when it’s National Rum Day and you can test-drive new rums you might not be familiar with or crazy-great new recipes. Check out Brugal Extra Dry Rum! It’s a sensational new brand definitely worth tasting!


Hemingway Daiquiri
Photography: Alice Gao


1.5 oz. Brugal Extra Dry

1 oz. fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit juice

.5 oz. fresh Lime juice

1 barspoon Maraschino liqueur

Shake and strain, server in a coupe. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Classic Brugal Mojito
Photography: Alice Gao



2 oz. Brugal Extra Dry

8-10 Fresh mint leaves

½ Lime, quartered

Club soda

1 teaspoon superfine sugar

Crush/muddle mint leaves, lime quarters and sugar in a tall glass.
Add Brugal rum and fill glass with ice. Top with club soda, and stir well.
Garnish with a lime wedge and fresh mint sprig.


Pomegranate Bliss
Created by Micaela Piccolo, Distilled Photography: Emmanuel Cayere


2 oz. Brugal Extra Dry

1 oz. Lime Juice

.75 oz. Agave Nectar

4 Basil Leaves

3 tbsp Pomegranate Juice

In cocktail shaker, add basil leaves, pomegranate juice, agave nectar, lime juice and Brugal Extra.
Add ice to shaker, shake and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a fresh basil leaf and serve.

Pedro Cardamom Collins
Created by John McCarthy, Cedar Local, Photography : Carlos Detres



1.5 oz. Brugal Extra Dry Rum

.5 oz. Cardamom Syrup

.75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

Shake and strain into Collins glass with ice.
Fill with club soda, garnish with a lemon wheel.

Enjoy this new rum brand and amazing cocktails with family and friends this weekend and for upcoming summer weekends and holidays. (Labor Day!!) Such a great new brand, fabulous cocktails to taste!

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