The Best St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails are Made with Bacardi, Havana Club and Facundo Rum
Now that March has finally arrived, it’s time to start thinking about the festive libations to sip on for St. Patrick’s Day. While people worldwide may choose to celebrate with green-tinged beer, lucky for you – these delicious rum cocktails from BACARDÍ Rum, HAVANA CLUB Rum and the FACUNDO Rum Collection are sure to strike your fancy!
As friends and family gather to celebrate their Irish heritage, enjoy the BACARDÍ Refresco Superior. Made with BACARDÍ Superior, this thirst-quenching cocktail uses the freshest greens from your local market, like lime juice and fragrant cilantro leaves, to keep you feeling as lucky as a leprechaun.
As an alternative, mix up the Corazon De Melon, made with HAVANA CLUB Añejo Blanco. The Corazon De Melon, which translates to “heart of the melon,” combines ingredients such as fresh cantaloupe juice, lime, and maraschino cherries, to create a heritage filled cocktail that will have you seeing green.
Similarly, for a cocktail inspired by spring buds – enjoy The NEO Fleur from the FACUNDO Rum Collection. Made with refreshing ingredients like cucumber juice, fresh lime, mixed with herbal Hibiscus flavors and complete with FACUNDO NEO white rum, The NEO Fleur will have your taste buds rejoicing like you just discovered a pot of gold.
BACARDÍ Refresco Superior
· 2 parts BACARDÍ Superior
· .75 parts ginger syrup
· 1 parts lime juice
· .25 parts St-Germain
· 4 cilantro leaves
Method: Shake all ingredients vigorously with plenty of ice, double strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with lime wheel and fresh cilantro.
Corazon De Melon
· 3 parts fresh cantaloupe juice
· 2 parts HAVANA CLUB Añejo Blanco rum
· 1 part simple syrup
· 1 part maraschino cherry juice
· ½ part fresh lime juice
o Optional – Dash of Orange Bitters
· For cantaloupe juice: Blend 2 cups cubed cantaloupe melon in a blender until pureed and smooth. Strain the mixture through a mesh strainer.
Method: Combine the rum, cantaloupe juice, syrup, cherry juice and lime juice in a shaker filled with ice. Shake for 30 seconds then pour into a frosted glass. Garnish with a wedge of lime and a melon ball.
The NEO Fleur
- 1½ parts FACUNDO NEO Rum
- ¾ parts Hibiscus Syrup
- ½ parts Cucumber juice
- ¾ parts Fresh Lime Juice
- ½ parts Martini Bianco
Method: Add all ingredients to cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Serve in a chilled Champagne glass, and garnish with an elegant cucumber twist.