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24 Sep 2017


By Gracie Carroll

What To Make This Weekend: 4 Holiday Rum Cocktail Recipes by Bacardi

By Gracie Carroll


The weather outside may be frightful but that’s no reason to stop you from spicing up your holiday cocktails this year with BACARDI‘s exotic take on some of the most classic cocktails of the season. Over eggnog? Try the fragrant BACARDI Coquito made with BACARDI Cuatro that’s made with thick coconut milk instead. Or, go for something bright and citrus-y (that’s totally Instagram-friendly) like the Season’s Greetings cocktail that happens to be my personal favourite. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party this weekend or enjoying a cozy night in, don’t miss these 4 delicious rum cocktail ideas from our friends at BACARDI!



Bacardi Coquito recipe

What You Need:

1.5 parts BACARDÍ Cuatro

0.75 parts Canned Coconut Milk

0.75 parts Canned Cream of Coconut

1.5 parts Canned Condensed Milk

2.5 parts Canned Evaporated Milk

1 parts White Sugar

1 bar spoon Ground Cinnamon

2 dashes Vanilla Extract

What To Do:

Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass and serve on ice


Queen’s Punch

BACARDI Queen's Punch recipe

What You Need:

2 parts BACARDÍ Ocho

0.5 parts honey

0.75 parts lemon juice

1 part apple cider (Juice)

1 part Perrier

2 parts dry sparkling apple cider (5%abv) Brickworks

Garnish with cinnamon sticks, optional dehydrated apple slices

What To Do: 

In a large wine glass, add the Ocho, honey and lemon juice. Fill the glass with ice and stir gently to mix the ingredients. Top with Perrier and Apple cider. Stir again gently to mix, top with more ice. Garnish and serve.

Season’s Greetings

BACARDI Seasons Greetings recipe

What You Need:

2 parts BACARDÍ Cuatro

0.5 parts honey

0.75 parts lime juice

1 part white cranberry juice

Garnish with pomegranate seeds (optional dehydrated citrus)

What To Do:

In a mixing tin, add the Cuatro, honey, lime juice and cranberry juice. Fill the tin with ice and shake vigorously to dilute and chill. Double strain the cocktail into a rocks glass over fresh ice and garnish with pomegranate seeds.


Fireplace Old-Fashioned

BACARDI Fireplace Old Fashioned recipe

What To Make:

2 parts BACARDÍ Ocho

1 white sugar cube

3 dashes angostura bitters

1 sprig rosemary

Method: In a rocks glass add the Ocho. Add the sugar cube and angostura bitters before filling the rocks glass with ice. Stir the cocktail to chill. Top with more ice and garnish with a rosemary sprig.

What To Do: 

Light the tip of the rosemary sprig on fire before serving and extinguish the flame before enjoying.





(Story by Editor-in-Chief, Gracie Carroll)

*Please note that this post has been sponsored by Bacardi Canada, all thoughts and opinions are our own*

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