Diplomático Cocktail Recipes For National Rum Day

Drink, Drink Recipes / 9 August 2022

Get ready for National Rum Day with these three delicious cocktail recipes featuring Diplomatico’s finest.

Transport yourself to the tropics and embrace National Rum Day (16 August).

Rum is a libation commonly associated with holidays, pool-side sipping and good times! Many mistakenly think rum is a sweet drink as it’s a sugarcane-based spirit. However, there are light rums, dark rums, aged rums, and spiced rums.

One of the oldest spirits, rum dates back to 1650 and can be enjoyed neat or cocktail style. To help your home mixology skills we’ve found these fun rum recipes… 

Old Fashioned

50ml Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva

1 brown sugar cube

2 dashed Angostura bitters

Orange peel to garnish

 Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir vigorously and strain into an old fashioned glass (short tumbler) over one large ice cube. Garnish with dehydrated orange peel.


50ml Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva

13ml Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao

17ml lime juice

Sugar to garnish

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice and stir vigorously for 30 seconds. Dip the rim of a serving glass (or martini glass if you have one) in water, spread sugar onto a side plate, and tap the wetted serving glass rim into the sugar. Pour the drink into the glass and enjoy.

High Ball

50ml Diplomático Mantuano

100ml Capi dry ginger ale

Dehydrated apple and cinnamon to garnish

Pour all ingredients into a tall glass, over ice. Garnish with dehydrated apple and cinnamon.

Shop Diplomatico’s rums here.