Celebrate National Rum Day Cocktails

Zacapa Rum Cocktails - National Rum Day
Photo: Zacapa Rum

Tomorrow August 16th, is National Rum Day so it’s time to take a break from the searing summer heat and cool down with a perfect summer cocktail.

Although it’s been a favorite alcoholic drink for many years, the rum category enjoying a revival among most tiki enthusiasts and spirits connoisseurs who love rum’s versatility and depth.

Enjoy National Rum Day and celebrate this spirited holiday with the finest that rum has to offer: the ultra-premium Zacapa Rum.

Hailing from Guatemala, Zacapa Rum is aged in the “House Above the Clouds” at 7,500 feet above sea level. Zacapa Rum is crafted through a dynamic and artisanal process that results in a distinguished spirit with notes of caramel, vanilla, and almond.

You can enjoy your glass of Zacapa Rum either neat, on the rocks, or mixed in a summer cocktail such as the Las Fresas with fresh fruit for the season.  Here’s a delicious rum cocktail recipe to try on National Rum Day!

Las Fresas
Created by Zacapa Brand Ambasador Tekla Israelson

1 1/2 ounces Zacapa Rum 23
3/4 ounce lime juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup
1 ounce fresh strawberry puree

1. Combine Zacapa Rum 23, lime juice, simple syrup, and strawberry puree into a cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Shake well and strain into a highball glass.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Highball glass

1 drink


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