Because Fort Lauderdale doesn’t have seasons, we rely on other cues to know the winter is coming: The exuberant display of holiday lights adorning the homes, shopping districts, and especially the boats. The people in party clothes, whether that means Santa hats and sparkly flip-flops, or cocktail dresses and Uber shoes. The swing from summer flavors to winter drinks is subtle. Rum, thought in other parts to be a summer drink, never goes out of season — chalk it up to the Latin influence or the fact that thousands of people are always en route to a Caribbean cruise. In the lead-up to Christmas and the winter season, people might drink it in coquito (Puerto Rican coconut eggnog) or punch instead of a pina colada, but there will always be a mojito on every menu.
Want more festive cheer? You’ll even find exclusive BACARDÍ cocktails, available just for the season, at some of your favorite local bars. Here’s where to go.Read More