Break out the party hats because Sunday is National Rum Day. Here’s the drink that we’re celebrating with.
National Rum Day is this coming Sunday and we’re sure that you are planning a big party to celebrate the occasion, right? This year, instead of working behind the bar or in the kitchen, take a simpler approach by batching pitcher cocktails ahead of time.
Here is a unique pitcher drink recipe from our friends at Brugal Extra Dry Rum, a cask-aged white rum that eschews the typical sweet profile associated with rums, for a drier style. So whip up a batch of these crowd-pleasers, kick back and make it the best Rum Day ever. Happy Holiday!!
The Mary Isa-Basil
Created by Justin August Fairweather, Evelyn Drinkery NYC
24 oz. Brugal Extra Dry Rum (approx. one 750 mL bottle)
9 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
9 oz. Simple Syrup
36 torn Basil Leaves
24 Kiwi Slices
Cracked fresh pepper
Mix all ingredients together in a pitcher and stir vigorously with ice. Strain into glasses. Garnish with freshly cracked pepper and a basil leaf.