August 16th is National Rum Day, so why not celebrate by enjoying a delicious rum-based drink?
Rum is a type of liquor that is made from sugarcane byproducts, such as molasses and sugarcane juice. It is typically distilled in a pot still. Rum is produced in many countries, but the most famous rums come from the Caribbean islands, such as Jamaica, Barbados, and Martinique.
There are many different types of rum, depending on how it is made and aged. White or light rum is usually clear and has a milder flavor, while dark rum is usually aged longer in barrels and has a richer flavor. Spiced rum is flavored with spices such as cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
Rum is used in many popular cocktails, such as the Mai Tai, Piña Colada, and Mojito. It can also be enjoyed on its own or with mixers such as soda water or fruit juice.
Celebrate Rum Day by enjoying a delicious rum-based drink with friends! Cheers!