2014 Recipe File: Time Flies When You're Having Rum

While everyone keeps beating it into our heads that the end of summer is nearing, that is no reason to stop the party or stop drinking one of my personal favorite spirits, rum! Below are rum-spiked cocktails that will soothe your customers’ summertime sadness and ease them into autumn.

V/X Swizzle
Created by Jon Gasparini

2 oz Appleton Estate V/X Rum
.75 oz. Black Tea Syrup
.75 oz. Fresh Lemon
2 Dashes Barrel-Aged Bitters

Build over crushed ice and garnish with sugar cane swizzle and mint sprig.

VX Swizzle with VX Rum


Brooklyn Tai
By Jonathan Pogash for The Crowne Plaza in White Plains, N.Y.

1 oz. Appleton Estate Reserve Ruma

Read more on

Suggested Articles

Devin Burns discusses how Omni Hotels are focusing bringing guests back safely and measured reopenings.

Brand manager, Conor Neville, discusses why they are optimistic about the future and the trends that have come to the forefront.

Grubhub's latest earnings report saw average daily users up 32% but the net loss was reported $45 million in the red.