Made popular through Elvis Presley's film Blue Hawaiian, the Mai Tai is a classic tropical drink synonymous with Tiki Culture. This recipe calls for a unique ingredient Orgeat, an almond syrup, that adds a little extra sweetness.
Jessica shares that punch recipes like the Rum Punch should have five key elements; sour, bitter, sugar, water, and strong alcohol. In this particular recipe she used an extra anejo rum from Venezuela. It has a rich sugar flavor with a hint of citrus, spice, and chocolate.
The Bahama Mama is a classic tropical rum cocktail. This drink's sweet blend of flavors will transport you to the islands even when it's not served in a coconut. A refreshing and easy-drinking crowd pleaser.
As the story goes the Rum Runner was invented at a popular bar in the Florida Keys in the 1950s. The bartender had some extra inventory lying around and wanted to make room for new bottles on his shelves. He mixed them all together and the drink was born.