Get in the spirit with Shellback Rum, a new premium rum from the Caribbean featuring a contemporary taste that allows experienced and novice rum enthusiasts alike the opportunity to discover a modern premium progression within rum.
On mixing with Shellback Rum from Barbados, Tony Abou-Ganim, The Modern Mixologist, had this to say:
“Shellback Silver gives us big notes of rich vanilla and luscious, ripe tropical fruits to play with; while Shellback Spiced is refined and balanced showcasing the vanilla, cinnamon and cloves that work beautifully in a variety of cocktails.”
This National Rum Day, Shellback Rum challenges you and your readers to rally All Hands on Deck and update your classic rum cocktails with a modern twist. For inspiration, check out the below cocktails created exclusively for Shellback Rum by mixology experts, Tony Abou-Ganim and Cheri Loughlin.
1½ ounces Shellback Spiced Rum
1 ounce house made ginger syrup
1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
12-14 fresh mint leaves
1/2 clementine, quartered
Chilled soda water
In a highball glass, lightly muddle lime juice, ginger syrup, clementine and mint leaves. Add crushed ice and Shellback Spiced rum. Stir until outside of glass begins to frost. Top with chilled soda water. Garnish with mint sprig.
2 ounces Shellback Silver rum
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 ounce simple syrup
Fresh, seasonal fruits and berries
In a shaker muddle fresh fruits with the simple syrup, add fresh lime juice and Shellback Silver rum; shake with ice until well blended. Double strain into a chilled cocktail coup. Garnish with a thin slice of lime and fruit of your choice.
1 ounce Shellback Spiced Rum
1 ounce pineapple juice
1 1/2 ounces light orange juice
1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1/4 ounce almond syrup
Lime wedge & mint sprig for garnish
Build in rocks glass over fresh ice. Stir. Garnish with lime wedge and mint sprig. 116 calories.