Time To Celebrate National Rum Day with Zacapa

Negroni cocktail - Zacapa Rum

Today is National Rum Day so be sure to enjoy the great taste of rum in your favorite cocktail. Zacapa Rum makes the perfect base in popular, classic drinks including a Manhattan or Negroni.

As summer begins to wind down, there’s no better way to celebrate than with the quintessential spirit of the season.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a casual drinker or a rum spirit aficionado, Zacapa Rum makes ever cocktail taste great! The spirit’s rich flavors result in a smooth finish.

If cocktails aren’t your thing this National Rum Day, Zacapa can also be enjoyed neat or on the rocks similar to a fine scotch or bourbon.

Below are two cocktail recipes for Zacapa Negroni and Zacapa Manhattan that use Zacapa Rum instead of gin or whiskey.

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Zacapa Rum Negroni

Ingredients:
1 ounce Zacapa Rum 23
2/3 ounce Sweet Vermouth
1/3 ounce Bitter Italian Aperitif
1/3 ounce Semi-Bitter Italian Aperitif
Grapefruit Twist for Garnish

Preparation:

1. Combine Zacapa Rum 23, sweet vermouth, bitter Italian aperitif and semi-bitter Italian aperitif in a mixing glass filled with ice and stir well.
2. Strain contents into a coupe glass.
3. Garnish with grapefruit twist.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Coupe Glass

Yield:
1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fluid ounces of alcohol

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Zacapa Rum Manhattan

Ingredients:
1 ounce Zacapa Rum 23
1/4 ounce Italian Sweet Vermouth
1/4 ounce French Sweet Vermouth
2 dashes Aromatic Bitters
Brandy-Infused Maraschino Cherries for Garnish

Preparation:

1. Combine Zacapa Rum 23, Italian sweet vermouth, French sweet vermouth and aromatic bitters in a mixing glass filled with ice and stir well.
2. Strain contents into a coupe glass.
3. Garnish with brandy-infused maraschino cherries.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Coupe Glass

Yield:
1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fluid ounces of alcohol

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Happy National Rum Day !

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