Whether you like rum straight, chased or mixed with something fruity, there’s no wrong way to celebrate National Rum Day. Grab your friends on Aug. 16, and toast to the boozy holiday with some of our favorite rum-based cocktails around town.
• JRV Swizzle at Aziza: Rum, rhum, toasted coconut, mango, mint and lime.
• Broken Parachute at Bon Ton: Dark rum, cinnamon-infused mezcal, pineapple and pomegranate grenadine.
• Hemingway Daiquiri at Larkin on Memorial’s Full Commission: Caribbean rum, maraschino, grapefruit and lime.
• Going Back to Cali at Mission + Market: Three Sheets Barrel Aged Rum, byrrh, Giffard Banane, lemon and bitters.