What To Drink on National Rum Day

This Saturday, August 16th is National Rum Day, which means lots of delicious tropical cocktails! Check out some of our top picks for what you should be drinking to celebrate.

Dark & Stormy

Pictured above. Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, Fever Tree Ginger beer and fresh lime juice? Yes, please. 55 West 21st Street; Bounce Sporting Club

Terrace Swizzle at The W Downtown

This yummy concoction blends golden rum, apricot brandy, lime juice, green tea syrup and celery bitters. 123 Washington Street; W New York Downtown

1940 Mojito at A.G. Kitchen

Chef Alex Garcia makes a delicious mojito with his Copacabana 1940 Anejo Rum and fresh mint. 269 Columbus Avenue; AG Kitchen.

Dark & Horny

The cheeky Lower East Side bar boasts: “Once you go black, you’ll never drink Jack” and are offering on the classic with Brugal Anejo rum, ginger beer and lime juice. 205 Chrystie Street. Rochelle NYC 


Not your average rum cocktail, this tipple from the Harlem hotspot blends El Dorado 3 Year Cask Rum, China Amer, coconut cream, pineapple, lime, and Angostura bitters. Yum. 161 Lenox Avenue; La Bodega 47 Social Club

Hemingway Daiquiri

Need something to cool off with? This Brugal rum, Maraschino, grapefruit and lime cocktail will do the trick. 133 Essex Street; Sons of Essex

Village Island Punch

Negril Village takes you to Jamaica mon with this special rum punch for only $10 on Rum Day featuring Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum, orange juice, pineapple juice, Appleton Estate V/X Rum, grenadine & lime juice Negril Village

Cool Rummings

This uber-popular & ridiculously fun Williamsburg haunt serves up a delicious mix of Mount Gay Black Barrel, St. George Spiced Pear, lime juice, pineapple juice, simple syrup and nutmeg. 302 Metropolitan Avenue; Extra Fancy | Brooklyn

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