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Here is a selection of cocktails using both white rum and dark rum. Our Caribbean Dark Rum and the Caribbean Honey Rum are both ideal for making Dark Rum Cocktails.
Popular dark rum cocktails include the Dark 'n' Stormy, Mai Tai, and the classic Rum and Coke. Remember to follow specific recipes for each cocktail to get the proportions and flavours right.
Barware required for making cocktails
The Rum Old Fashioned, a classic cocktail with a twist, is the ideal choice for showcasing the Caribbean Honey Rum's unique sweetness.
Here's how to craft this delicious cocktail:
Rum, a spirit with a storied history, has captured the hearts of many, and for good reason. Its diverse and vibrant character, coupled with its historical significance, makes it a cornerstone in the world of mixology. When exploring the realm of rum cocktails, one cannot help but be captivated by the allure of Caribbean Dark Rum and Caribbean Honey Rum, produced by the UK's very own Wicstun Distillery.
Rum, often associated with the sun-soaked islands of the Caribbean, has a rich and intriguing history. It is said that the origins of rum can be traced back to the early 17th century when sugarcane was introduced to the Caribbean. With the by-products of sugarcane production, distillation techniques developed, leading to the creation of what we now know as rum.
Rum's place in history is not without controversy, as it was deeply connected to the transatlantic slave trade. However, over the centuries, rum has evolved, and today, it stands as a symbol of celebration, unity, and the tropical spirit of the islands.
Rum cocktails are a delightful journey into the heart of the Caribbean, and Wicstun Distillery's Caribbean Dark Rum and Caribbean Honey Rum serve as exceptional ambassadors of this tradition. Their dedication to small-batch craftsmanship and the rich history of rum ensures that every sip is a true taste of the tropics.
Whether you prefer the classic Mai Tai or the unique twist of a Rum Old Fashioned, these cocktails are sure to transport you to the sunny shores of the Caribbean, courtesy of Wicstun Distillery.
Cheers to the timeless allure of rum and the vibrant world of mixology!
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