Delicious Tasting Cocktails with Ron Zacapa Rum

Zapaca Rum - Contessa Royal cocktail

If you missed National Rum Day on August 16th, enjoying a delicious tasting rum cocktail is perfect anytime of the year. Ron Zacapa Rum is well recognized as a rich and complex rum. Due to its delicious and smooth rum flavor, it’s the perfect spirit to mix in your favorite cocktail or sip neat.

Premium Ron Zapaca Rum is produced by Rum Creation and Products in Guatemala, Central America. Zapaca Rum is made from sugarcane high in the mountains of Guatemala.

Jane Danger is a popular New York City mixologist is has shared several tiki-inspired rum cocktail recipes made with barrel-aged, Zacapa rum. Whether you are hosting a social event with friends and family or enjoying a tropical vacation, try one of these great tasting, rum cocktails.


White Oak Sling

1 1/4 ounce Zacapa Rum 23
1/4 ounce Herbal Liqueur
1 1/4 ounce Cherry Cola Syrup
1/2 ounce Pineapple Juice
1/2 ounce Lemon Juice
Cherry Orange Flag and Cinnamon Stick for Garnish

1. Combine Zacapa 23, herbal liqueur, cherry cola syrup, pineapple and lemon juices into a cocktail shaker. Whip shake.
2. Strain contents into a Collins glass over crushed ice.
3. Garnish with cherry orange flag and a cinnamon stick.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Collins glass


Sugar Cane Honey Magik

1 50 ml Zacapa Rum 23 Bottle
2 1/2 ounces Toasted Coconut Almond Cream*
3/4 ounce Pineapple Juice
Almonds and Orchid for Garnish

*Toasted Coconut Almond Cream Ingredients:
1 pound Almond Flakes
1 quart Water
1 tsp Almond Extract
1 cup Sugar
8 ounces Sweetened Condensed Milk

*Toasted Coconut Almond Cream Preparation:
1. Add all ingredients to a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer.
2. Take off heat.
3. Let rest 15 minutes.
4. Blend until smooth.

1. Add Toasted Coconut Almond Cream and pineapple juice to a cocktail shaker. Whip until incorporated.
2. Pour into a large footed glass.
3. Top with crushed ice.
4. Pour 50 ml Zacapa Rum 23 bottle in, use as garnish.
5. Top with more crushed ice; add a colorful straw, orchid and 3 almonds to garnish.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Large Footed glass


Contessa Royal

1 1/2 ounce Zacapa Rum 23
1 ounce Cold Press Green Apple Juice
3/4 ounce Lime Juice
1/2 ounce Jalapeño Honey
2 dashes Rosemary Tincture
Sparking Wine for Top
Green Apple Slice and Rosemary Sprig for Garnish

1. Combine Zacapa Rum 23, cold press green apple juice, lime juice, jalapeño honey and rosemary tincture into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well.
2. Strain into a double rocks glass over a large piece of ice.
3. Top with sparkling wine.
4. Garnish with one green apple slice and rosemary sprig.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Double Rocks Glass


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