Refreshing and caramelly rich, the rum and Coke is back as a summer hit, thanks to bartenders supercharging it with artisanal spirits and homemade flavors. Here are a few recipes worth mixing up at home.
1. GONE RUMMING
The Polynesian, New York
½ oz Hamilton Jamaican Gold rum
½ oz Bacardi Cuatro rum
½ oz El Dorado 8-year rum
1½ oz Appleton Estate Reserve Blend rum
1 lime shell (liquid squeezed out)
1 can Coke (preferably Mexican)
Directions: Mix rums in shaker tin; muddle lime shell in it. Add ice to highball glass; add Coke until ¾ full. Add rum through strainer. Garnish with lime wedge.
2. THE HEMINGWAY
2 oz Flor de Caña rum
¾ oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
½ oz fresh-squeezed lime juice
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