There’s so much more to rum cocktails than Daiquiris and Mojitos. Especially when you’re using a rum like BACARDÍ® Añejo Cuatro, a blend of tropical aged rums mellowed in American oak for a minimum of four years. This complex spirit is sippable on its own but also lends well to simple cocktails with bold flavors.
We tapped some of our favorite cocktail bloggers to see what original BACARDÍ Cuatro cocktails they would come up with. These are five recipes worth saving.
Valkyrie cocktails traditionally have rye whiskey or even peated Scottish whisky at their core, but you’ll be amazed at what an aged rum like BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro can do. This drink is appropriately named, as you’ll see upon sipping it’s not for the faint of heart. A bit of sweet, a bit of bitter and a lot of grit, it’s a warrior symphony in a glass.
Get the recipe and check out more from The Frosted Petticoat.
This complex rum cocktail is a blend of Old World elegance and Caribbean beauty. Bright tropical notes play with smoky flavors, and a hoppy IPA syrup makes this drink take an unexpected turn.
Get the recipe and check out more from DrinkWire contributor Garnish.
Love classic whiskey cocktails? The Footloose just might be your gateway into rum. When this aged rum pairs with familiar flavors like Luxardo maraschino liqueur and lemon, it’s a frothy twist you’ll definitely be adding to your routine.
Get the recipe and check out more from DrinkWire contributor Cocktail Crafty.
The great thing about rum is its versatility. This Blackberry & Thyme Rum Sour proves that BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro goes well in both winter and summer cocktails. Fruits and herbs may not be the first ingredients you would think to use, but this cocktail takes all of those stereotypes and destroys them.
Get the recipe and check out more from DrinkWire contributor The Gastronom.
If a Sazerac and a Hanky Panky had a coffee-soaked baby, this would be it. Rum acts like whiskey in this very boozy cocktail, so be careful before you drink too many.
Get the recipe and check out more from DrinkWire contributor High-Proof Preacher.