|Need some special recipes to make your Oscars party more memorable? 10 Cane Rum has come to the rescue, with these contenders for your vote. 10 Cane is a light rum with enough complexity to be sipped straight, like a fine spirit. So those at your party who don’t like mixed drinks can enjoy it straight up, or on the rocks as they watch the Academy Awards.
Slumdog Millionaire Mojito
– 1-1/2 ounces rum
Directions: Place simple syrup and mint leaves in the bottom of a tall glass. Press gently with a muddler. Fill with cracked ice. Add rum and lime juice. Stir gently and top off with Champagne. Garnish with a mint sprig.
Revolutionary Road Rum
– 1 ounce rum
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Top with lime-mint foam. Created by Anna Kimball, Rum Socialite, Chicago .
Benjamin Button’s Age Reverser
– 2 ounces rum
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, combine. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with pomegranate seeds or lemon twist.
Harvey’s Rum & Milk
– 1-1/4 ounces rum
Directions: Combine rum, pineapple juice, coconut milk and orange juice into a mixing glass. Add ice and shake vigorously. Pour all contents into a highball glass. Top with a float of dark rum.
Best Cocktail in a Supporting Role
– 2 ounces rum
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass. Stir until honey has dissolved completely. Pour into a rocks glass filled with ice.
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