El Jefe


February 12, 2012 (Day 320) — El Jefe El Jefe. The Boss. And not Bruce Springsteen, either. 2 oz Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera 1 oz simple syrup 1 dash Mexican Coca-Cola Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice. Cheers! — Mark

Caramel Ron


February 11, 2012 (Day 319) — Caramel Ron This one is a little bit sweet, and much more simple. 3 oz Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera 2 oz Caramel Vodka Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake well, and strain into a chilled glass. Cheers! — Mark

Little Havana


February 10, 2012 (Day 318) — Little Havana This cocktail is named after the neighborhood in Miami. 2 oz Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera .5 oz Harlem Liqueur .25 sweet vermouth Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake well, and then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Cheers! — Mark

Suavé


February 9, 2012 (Day 317) — Suavé Suave is often used to describe a person who is debonair and smooth with the opposite sex. This drink will at least help you FEEL like you are. 2 oz Bacardi 1873 Ron Solero 1 oz coffee liqueur Combine the two ingredients in a rocks glass with ice […]

Puerto Rico


February 8, 2012 (Day 316) — Puerto Rico This drink really doesn’t have much to do with Puerto Rico. Oh well. 2 oz Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera 1 oz dry vermouth Combine the rum and vermouth in a rocks glass filled with crushed ice. Stir well and serve. Cheers! — Mark

Café con Solera


February 7, 2012 (Day 315) — Café con Solera Of course, rum and coffee just go together. Spend some time with your Cuban friends and you know this is true. We look to keep it that way. 4 oz piping hot black coffee 2 oz Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera 1 oz coffee liqueur Combine the […]

Santeria


February 6, 2012 (Day 314) — Santeria “I don’t practice Santeria, I ain’t got no crystal ball. If I had a million dollars, well I’d spend it all.” — Santeria, Sublime Santeria is a caribbean religion with heavy influences from Roman Catholicism. It’s also the name of this cocktail. 2 oz Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera 2 oz […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE: Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera


February 6, 2012 — Bacardi 1873 Ron Solera Bacardi Ron Solera was an iteration of Bacardi that we weren’t fully aware of prior to this week. However, while scouring our resources for new, lesser known, Best Buy Boozes, we stumbled across it. Bacardi themselves describe it as “the original sipping rum.” It’s been barrel aged, […]

Diamond Martini


February 5, 2012 (Day 313) — Diamond Martini A bit of a blasphemer, I know. Vodka with gin in a martini? 2 oz Ruskova Vodka 1 oz New Amsterdam Gin .25 oz dry vermouth Combine ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Stir well and then strain into a chilled martini glass. Serve. Cheers! — Mark

Cynar


February 4, 2012 (Day 312) — Cynar This is very similar to the Campari cocktail, simply replacing Campri with Cynar. 2 oz Ruskova Vodka 1 oz Cynar artichoke bitters 1 dash Angostura bitters Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake well, and then strain into a chilled martini glass. Cheers! — Mark