Fuel Your One-Upmanship This Football Season with BACARDI Rum

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Now that football season is in full swing, fans across the country are pumped for one of the best things about watching a game, TAILGATING. It’s time to one up your tailgating game this fall with BACARDI rum’s specially created cocktail recipes.

BACARDI’s Game Day Grog cocktail will take your fall favorite Oktoberfest Lager to the goal line. Paired with the smooth and smoky flavors of BACARDI Oakheart, this recipe is sure to be an unexpected crowd pleasing win!


GameDay Grog

Gameday Grog
GameDay Grog

2 parts Bacardi Oakheart
3/4 parts Fresh Lemon Juice
1 part Cinnamon Syrup
3 parts Octoberfest Lager
Nutmeg Dusted Granny Smith Apple Chunks

Shake Rum, Lemon, and Syrup well, then add the beer to the rest of the ingredients before straining over over fresh ice. Garnish with Cubed Apples (nutmeg dust optional.)

Cinnamon syrup:
Add 2 Cups of Sugar/2 Cups of Water/ 6 CInnamon Sticks to a pot. Place lid and bring all ingredients to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes, then remove pot from heat. Let ingredients stand with lid on for 15 minutes. Place Ingredients in the freezer until cool, strain out cinnamon sticks, and bottle the syrup.

The Draft Pick

The Draft Pick
The Draft Pick

1 Part Bacardi Superior or Bacardi 8
4 Parts ‘half and half’ half lemonade half iced tea

Build on ice and garnish with a lemon wheel

GameDay Rum Punch

Game Day Rum Punch
Game Day Rum Punch

2 ½ parts Bacardi Superior Rum
1 part Bacardi Select Rum
2 parts GameDay BOOM! Syrup
2 parts fresh lime juice
¾ parts Blood Orange Liqueur (Solerno preferred)

Using a large container (insulated beverage container works the best), add all ingredients and stir with long wooden spoon. Fill container with ice to chill punch and BOOM…Enjoy!


Homemade GameDay BOOM! Syrup:
3/4 liter Ceres Passionfruit juice
1/4 liter Ceres Guava juice
4 cups granulated sugar
1 madagascar vanilla pod
6 Cloves
2 Star Anise

Using a sauce pan, add all ingredients except for sugar and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer for approximately 10 minutes. Then add sugar, letting the sugar dissolve. Once the sugar is dissolved, strain syrup into a container. Place the container of syrup into the refrigerator to chill. Keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


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