New York never swelters more than in August, when the heat and humidity team up to make this town a proofing oven. In an odd way, that makes August the perfect time for National Rum Month, since this is as close as our northeastern abode gets to Caribbean climes.
We can’t think of a smarter way to cool off when you step out of work and the town turns out to unwind than a cool cup of cocktail with rum as its primary agent. For that, we recommend the bars below, who not only know a thing or two about tropical tippling, but have created new specialty cocktails incorporating BACARDĺ Ocho. Also known as BACARDĺ 8, it’s been the BACARDĺ family’s private reserve for generations. It was finally made available for sale in 1995, though it didn’t reach general release until 1996. And lucky you, we’ve saved you even the trouble of looking up where to find it. You may raise your highball glass to toast us in thanks now.Read More