Where to Drink Rum at Spots All Around Miami

National Rum Day, August 16th, falls on Thirsty Thursday this year.  In culturally-diverse Miami, the sugarcane distilled spirit is known as rum, ron or rhum.  From South Beach to Key Biscayne, here are hotspots, and recommended rum cocktails, where locals and visitors alike can toast and celebrate the holiday, Miami-style:

National Rum Day Cocktails All Around Miami

Bumble Date at Beaker & Gray


Solera Aged Rum, Strega Liqueur, Honey and Medjool Date.

2637 North Miami Avenue (Wynwood), Miami; beakerandgray.com

Floridita at Rusty Pelican


8 Year Old Rum, Fresh Lime Juice, Sugar Cane Syrup, Egg White and Mint.

3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL; therustypelican.com

Coconut Popsicle & Painkiller Cocktail at The Confidante

Rum, Spiced Rum, Cream of Coconut, Coconut Milk, Vanilla, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, and Cinnamon.  For an extra sweet touch, paired with the Cielito Coconut Popsicle.

4041 Collins Avenue (in The Backyard at The Confidante), Miami Beach;  theconfidantemiamibeach.hyatt.com/the-backyard

Pink Toucan at WATR at 1 Hotel Rooftop


Hibiscus Infused Light Rum, Creme de Noyaux, Coconut Water, Lemon and La Croix Key Lime.

2341 Collins Avenue (on the rooftop of 1 Hotel), Miami Beach; 1hotels.com/south-beach

Tropic Punch at Living Room – W South Beach


Guatemalan Aged Rum, Fresh Orange and Pineapple Juices, Agave, Egg White and Nutmeg.

2201 Collins Avenue (in the W South Beach Hotel & Residences), Miami Beach;  www.wsouthbeach.com

Cookies & Crème Milkshake at Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina


Spiced Rum, Amaretto Vanilla Gelato, Milk and Oreo Crumble; topped with an Oreo and Marshmallow skewer, sprinkled with Oreo Crumbs, and Whip Cream.

4441 Collins Avenue (in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach), Miami Beach;  Fontainebleau.com

The Secret Garden at Komodo


Rum, Guava Purée, Strawberry, Yuzu Sake and Coco Lopez.

801 Brickell Avenue, Miami;  komodomiami.com

Flamingo Mojito at Bar Collins


Rum, Watermelon Juice, Ginger Syrup and Mint.

1601 Collins Avenue (in the Loews Miami Beach Hotel), Miami Beach; loewshotels.com/miami-beach/lounge

Sweet Surrender at Novecento


Rum, Biscotti Liqueur and Dulce De Leche Liqueur.

1414 Brickell Avenue, Miami & 620 Crandon Boulevard, Key Biscayne; novecento.com

Planters Punch at Minnow Bar


Rum, Fresh Lime and Orange, Grenadine and Bitters.

660 Washington Avenue (in Kimpton Angler’s Hotel), Miami Beach;  ihg.com/kimptonhotels/minnow-bar-miami-fl

South Point Swizzle at Upland


Rum, Mint, Lemongrass, White Pepper Reduction and Lime.

49 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; uplandmiami.com

John W.B. Thompson Smoked Old Fashioned at Lightkeepers


12 Year Old Rum, Laphroaig Islay Scotch, Rhum, Orange Liqueur and Orange Bitters.

455 Grand Bay Drive (in The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami). Key Biscayne, FL;  lightkeepersmiami.com

Dark and Stormy with a Chance of Snow at Stiltsville Fish Bar


Rum, Coconut Rum, Lime Juice and Ginger Beer.

1787 Purdy Avenue, Miami Beach;  stiltsvillefishbar.com

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