World Rum Day 2022: 4 Classic Rum Cocktails For Your House Party
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If you are someone who loves rum in your cocktails and even likes to infuse some in your savoury and sweet dishes, we’ve got you a reason to indulge in some 'rumtastic' recipes. It’s World Rum Day, after all. Celebrated on the second Saturday of July, this year it falls on July 9. It was created in 2019 by Paul Jackson - the editor of World Rum Guide, who is also a rum expert and spirits writer. 

World Rum Day is an annual, global celebration of rum with promotions, online events and more. Rum, or rum and coke, is one of the most popular drinks on the Costa del Sol in Spain. There is a tradition of cultivating sugarcane at this place, from which rum is made. 

And if you too are all set to celebrate rum, there’s no better way to do so than soaking in some cocktails at home. So, take a rain check on the round of expensive shots at a fancy pub this weekend, as we bring you some amazing rum cocktails that will surely jazz up your house party. So, whether you have your friends over to impress, or simply want to break the monotony of beer or wine, take your pick from these wonderful rum cocktails that are not just simple and easy, but can be a great kick start for your party. 

1. Rum Toddy 

The best of tang, and sour along with the goodness of honey, rum toddy is easily a comforting pick for anyone who likes a bittersweet experience with their cocktail. While this recipe uses powdered sugar, you can replace it with honey, and also pour in a bit of orange liqueur and lime juice. 

2. Belladonna 

A refreshing and fruity rum drink with an exciting mix of some of the most common ingredients, Belladonna boasts of sweet and tangy flavours of orange and pineapple juice with equal amounts of light and dark rum. It brings about an extra punch to your cocktail. 

3. El Presidente 

This refreshing cocktail is perfect for a light brunch, but for anyone who loves rum nothing like it. It’s quick and easy, and made with just three ingredients - pineapple juice, lime juice, and light rum. Boozy, easy, and absolutely refreshing, isn’t that all you wish for in a cocktail? 

4. Nevada Daiquiri 

Here’s a tangy fruity cocktail, which comes as a fantastic break during the hot summer days. A perfect mix of dark rum, fresh lime and grape juice, along with a dash of sugar, Nevada Daiquiri is sure to get you hooked.