It’s Been a Long Week: The Bacardi Old Cuban
Image: Essential Homme, Bacardi.
As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation towards you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.
The Bacardi Old Cuban
This fizzy rum treat from Bacardi is the perfect evening (or afternoon, deskside) companion.
- 1 3/5 parts Bacardi 8 Años Rum
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- 3/5 parts Lime Juice
- 1 part simple syrup
- 6 whole leaves mint
- 2 2/5 parts champagne
Image: Essential Homme, Bacardi, Angostura, Stirrings, MRM-USA.
In a mixing glass muddle lime juice, syrup, and mint. Next, add rum, bitters, and ice. Shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass and top with champagne.