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Cocktails To Celebrate National Rum Day!

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The tikis have already landed in San Diego, so it’s only fitting that we also celebrate National Rum Day!

That’s right, August 16th is national rum day! Whether you do it up Polynesian style, or with cola in a Cuba Libre, have a break from your work week.

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10 With A 2

2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum
1 1/2 oz. Pineapple juice
10 mint leaves
Juice of 1 lime wedge
Splash of simple syrup
1 oz. Light lager beer or Club Soda

Shake all ingredients with ice (except for the beer/soda, dude) in a cocktail shaker. Strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top with beer/soda and a nice mint sprig.

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Sixth Gear
With nowhere to steer.

1 1/2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum
3 oz. ginger beer (or ale, if your beer is all gone)
3 oz. light lager beer
1 dash angostura bitters (optional)
Pour directly over ice into a tall beer glass or mug, stir, then add a lime. AND NO DRIVING.

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Pile Up
Raspberries make it rock.

2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum
5 raspberries
1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
splash of simple syrup
splash of ginger ale

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top off with the ginger ale.

Garnish: A lime wheel and raspberries. What else?

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Island Girl
Coconut meets its match.
1 1/2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut
1 oz. orange juice
1 oz. pineapple juice
2 oz. lemon-lime soda

Build ingredients directly into tall glass with ice. Stir and flirt.

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Comments

  1. Another good excuse to make some cocktails!

  2. Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum

  3. Annemarie says:

    Island Girl sounds yummy!!

  4. Cocktails anyone? I need one of each!

  5. The dark haired pin up girl- I love!