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National Rum Day Cocktails

by Audrey Lee

Jul 28, 2021

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Food & Drink

Nothing says summer quite like a boozy frozen cocktail from a tiki bar. National Rum Day is Aug. 16, so get your festive drinkware ready and sip on these tropical concoctions from places close to the equator.


Tai'd to the Dock Tropical Drink

Tai’d to the Dock | Courtesy of The Zimmerman Agency


Tai’d to the Dock from Margaritaville Beach Resort in Nassau, Bahamas

1.5 ounces Appleton Estate Reserve Rum

0.5 ounce Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum

0.5 ounce Giffard Orgeat Syrup

¾ ounce Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao

0.5 ounce Sun Orchard Pasteurized Lime Juice

2 ounces Dashfire Cinnamon Bitters

1/2 Lime


Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Strain over iced glass and garnish with mint.


tropical drink

Panty Rippa | Photo Courtesy of The Zimmerman Agency


Panty Rippa from Belize Tourism Board

1.5 ounces of coconut rum

2 ounces pineapple juice

1 splash of grenadine


Swirl the ingredients in a glass with ice; garnish with a lime wedge or cherry.



Tropical drinks

Aruba Ariba | Photo Courtesy of The Zimmerman Agency


Aruba Ariba from Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort in Oranjestad, Aruba

¾ ounce vodka

¾ ounce rum

0.5 ounce Crème de Banana liquor

½ cup orange juice

½ cup pineapple juice

A dash of Coecoei liquor

In a cocktail shaker, add the above ingredients and shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Pour into a tall hurricane glass and garnish with an orange and maraschino cherry.


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