24 Sep 2018
“Rum is Made for Winters” – Says Who?
“Rum is a tonic that clarifies the vision and sets things in true perspective”
Let’s start with this – people are not a fan of rum, they are simply in love with it. Rum connoisseurs believe that rum, with its smooth and rich texture, flavour and inimitable taste; is undoubtedly the best alcoholic beverage for any season. Yes, rum is undoubtedly a popular choice during the winters, but rum connoisseurs are seen savouring the taste even during the summer months. As a true rum lover, they are not ready to trade it with any other alcoholic beverage, no matter the season. Rum lovers just need rum, be it winter, monsoon or peak of summer, they just need rum. Period!
For those who believe rum is only made for the winters, this drink made of molasses or from sugar cane juice is an all-rounder, and these five summer cocktails (made of rum) are a testimony of its versatile nature.
Totally yummylicious and summer-friendly, this cocktail crafted out of rum, blackberry and mint leaves gives a fruity-boozy experience. Add crushed or cubes of ice to add the summery punch and garnish with mint leaves for added taste. Pick the best rum in India to enhance the flavour and for a great outcome. We at Hermes Distillery, have our very own best quality rum – Murano that is perfect to drink solo or infused in a cocktail.
ATTENTION! Make way for one of the most exquisite cocktails made out of rum and a lot of other ingredients. This one is perfect for summers and exudes a taste that is unforgettable. Yes, pick the best rum in India, fresh coconut cream, pineapple juice, ice and maraschino cherries for garnish, and you will never say that rum is made only for the summers.
Pineapple Hemingway Daiquiri
A deadly combination of rum, grapefruit and pineapple, Pineapple Hemingway Daiquiri is a refreshing drink like no other. This cocktail has little or no taste of alcohol and feels so smooth as if you are gliding down the glacier on powdered snow. So, the next time someone says, “who drinks rum in summers”, give them a taste of Ernest Hemingway’s favourite drink – The Pineapple Hemingway Daiquiri.
Keep the summer heat at bay with this cocktail full of booze. Prepare this cocktail using the best rum in India (prefer dark rum), lime and cranberry juice. The prep time is 5 minutes and the relaxation time is endless. Keep our Murano rum as a base for this cocktail, and you will want to have it again and again and again. Murano has a rich and smooth mellow taste, is made from molasses and aged in oak barrels with added sugar cane.
Long Island Iced Tea
Offering an instant hit, Long Island Iced Tea or popularly known as LIIT is a favourite of all. This cocktail is infused with rum, gin, vodka, tequila, triple sec and a splash of cola. The amber hue of this drink is enough to entice anyone while the punch of ice cubes beats the heat away. When garnished with lemon spiral, this drink is nothing less than a star among all. The mix of all the alcohols will give your evening the much-needed kickstart.
Rum connoisseurs do not need a reason to delve into this heavenly drink. Grab a bottle of your favourite Murano and start preparing these cocktails to make summers and winters alike. Remember, any month is perfect to cultivate a passion for rum.
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