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Why is the Rum Gone?!

“Why is the Rum Gone?!”  A quote from Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, that I hope you will not hear or utter today since today is National Rum Day!  What better way to start off a Friday than with rum recipes from Kenny Chesney‘s new personal line of spirits, Blue Chair Bay Rum?  The rum is available in White, Coconut, Coconut Spiced flavors.  Grab a bottle, the ingredients below, and follow the recipes, and you are sure to have a great weekend!

10 With A 2:  Don’t worry, it’s east math

2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum
1 1/2 oz. Pineapple juice
10 mint leaves
Juice of 1 lime wedge
Splash of simple syrup
1 oz. Light lager beer or Club Soda

Shake all ingredients with ice (except for the beer/soda, dude) in a cocktail shaker

Strain over ice into a rocks glass

Top with beer/soda and a nice mint sprig

Ten with a Two

Ten with a Two

Sixth Gear:  With nowhere to steer

1 1/2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum
3 oz. ginger beer (or ale, if your beer is all gone)
3 oz. light lager beer
1 dash angostura bitters (optional)

Pour directly over ice into a tall beer glass or mug, stir, then add a lime


Sixth Gear

Sixth Gear

Pile Up:  Raspberries make it rock

2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum
5 raspberries
1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
splash of simple syrup
splash of ginger ale

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice

Strain over ice into a rocks glass

Top off with the ginger ale

Garnish: A lime wheel and raspberries. What else?

Pile Up

Pile Up

Island Girl:  Coconut meets its match

1 1/2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut
1 oz. orange juice
1 oz. pineapple juice
2 oz. lemon-lime soda

Build ingredients directly into tall glass with ice

Stir and flirt

Island Girl

Island Girl

Photos and recipes courtesy GMR Marketing

Don’t forget about the daiquiri recipes I posted mid-July!

Have a great weekend and stay thirsty!

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