When you need a happy hour escape, look ahead to these delicious rum cocktails (paired with island fruits and herbs) that will whisk you away to the tropics.More
1 ½ oz Aperol
1 oz Dark Rum
1 oz Lime
1 Brown Sugar Cube
¼ oz Simple Syrup
2in Slice Rhubarb
Muddle rhubarb, brown sugar cube, and simple syrup in a shaker tin (or substitute the brown sugar cube and simple syrup for brown sugar syrup). Add Aperol, dark rum, and lime then shake over ice. Strain into a collins glass over ice and top with soda.
From The Randolph at Broome.
25 oz. Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva rum
15 oz. Lemon Juice
10 oz. Rosemary & Thyme Simple Syrup (to make, combine two parts white sugar to one part water, add one sprig of thyme, one sprig of rosemary, and bring to a boil. Let stand until cool.)
5 oz. of Honey
Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl with ice. Ladle into punch glasses. Garnish each glass with sprigs of rosemary and thyme.
From Emmanuel Pena of Domaine Select Wine & Spirits.