BACARDI Rum Welcomes Back Ron Burgundy and Other Cocktails to Celebrate the Holiday Season

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From gaming to movies and the basketball king’s birthday, BACARDĺ rum has created cocktails to help you entertain and celebrate during the holiday season.

America’s favorite news team is back with cocktails to celebrate what should be a legendary return by Ron Burgundy and his crew!

Cheers!

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 I am Ron Burgundy!?!

I am Ron Burgundy
I am Ron Burgundy

1 part BACARDĺ Gold

¾  parts Dewar’s 12

½  parts Benedictine

¾  parts fresh lemon juice

¾  parts Burgundy syrup (see below)

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin, add ice and gently shake simply to mix ingredients. Strain into an empty glass, add crushed ice and garnish with fresh grated orange zest.

Burgundy syrup

Ingredients:

3 parts wine (preferably Burgundy, but any red wine will do. This is a great way to utilize wine that might start to turn for the worse!)

1 part sugar

Directions: Add wine to sauce pan, bring to medium heat then add sugar. Gently stir, when sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and set to cool.

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For the gamers to sip on while gaming and snacking, try the Halo Nation or Grand Theft Awesome for all of your holiday tapping.

Halo Nation

Halo Nation
Halo Nation

1 ½ parts BACARDĺ Superior 

1 part lemon juice

¾  parts simple syrup

2 parts pineapple juice

¾  parts Green Chartreuse

Directions:  Combine all ingredients in shaker tin, add ice and shake vigorously. Strain over ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with the zest of two orange peels.

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Grand Theft Awesome

Grand Theft Awesome
Grand Theft Awesome


1 ½  parts BACARDĺ Superior


2 muddled blackberries

¾ parts fresh lime


top w/Mountain Dew

Directions:  Muddle 2 blackberries in a tin, then add all ingredients (except mountain dew).  Add ice, shake well.  Fill a Collins glass with mounded crushed ice, fine strain ingredients into glass, then top with Mountain Dew.

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For all to enjoy while feasting on delicious treats during the holiday season, try the Holiday Cheer or Cranberry Collins.

Holiday Cheer 

Holiday Cheer
Holiday Cheer

1 part BACARDĺ Oakheart

¾ parts Coffee Heering or Kahlua

1 ½ parts Cream

Directions:  Build in a shaker tin and shake quickly with crushed or cracked ice. Strain into a fancy glass (down) and grate nutmeg on top. Add a bendy straw if available.

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Cranberry Collins

Cranberry Collins
Cranberry Collins

1 ½ parts BACARDĺ Superior

¼  parts St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur

1 part fresh lemon juice

¾ parts simple syrup

2 bar spoons Cranberry jam

Top with soda water

Directions: In a Boston glass, add all ingredients except for soda water. Fill glass with ice, top with shaker and gently shake to mix ingredients. Strain over ice-filled Collins glass, top with soda water garnish with fresh cranberries and sprig of rosemary.

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Try to “Bring the Heat” while celebrating the King of basketball, Lebron James’ birthday on December 30, 2013.

Bring the Heat

Bring the Heat
Bring the Heat

1 ½ parts BACARDĺ Superior

¾ parts Fresh Lime Juice

¾ parts Simple Syrup (1:1)

3-5 round jalapeño slices

Splash of soda water

Directions:  Muddle Jalapeños in a mixing glass or tin. Add all other ingredients except soda water. Add ice, shake and double strain into a tall glass over ice. Add splash of soda, garnish with a Jalapeño, halved.

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