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Celebrate National Rum Day with BACARDÍ & W New York- Downtown Hotel

Enjoy National Rum Day at W Downtown’s Living Room Bar & Terrace
Enjoy National Rum Day at W Downtown’s Living Room Bar & Terrace
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National Rum Day is this weekend and fans of rum will be rejoicing, especially in New York City. W New York - Downtown is serving up special drinks at their Living Room Bar & Terrace, Saturday August 16. To also further help you get in the spirit of the rum holiday, the Award Winning BACARDÍ Cocktail is the perfect recipe for you to at least try...once. Check out the recipes below and make sure if you are in the NYC area to be sure to visit the W Downtown location or if you want to be your own bartender, then definitely try the BACARDÍ: Guayaba Arabica Cocktail.

Guayaba Arabica
Guayaba Arabica Bacardi

Guayaba Arabica

• 1 ½ parts BACARDÍ superior

• 1 part guava nectar

• ½ part fresh squeezed lime juice

• ¾ part coffee scented simple syrup*

• 5 cilantro leaves

• 1 pinch of salt

Method: Place all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice and shake until the ingredients are well combined, then strain the mixture through a small mesh strainer or tea strainer into a cocktail glass. Garnish with freshly grated espresso bean.

* To make the coffee scented simple syrup, bring 1 ½ cups of water to a boil, blanch 1 cup of espresso beans into the water for approximately 30 seconds, strain the espresso beans, add 1 cup of sugar and stir until the sugar dissolves.

Celebrate National Rum Day With W Downtown
Celebrate National Rum Day With W Downtown W Hotels

Celebrate National Rum Day With W Downtown

W Downtown’s Lady Liberty (infused with light rum) and Terrace Swizzle (golden rum blended with brandy), prepared by mixologist Eben Klemm (previously at Pearl & Ash), will help you get in spirit for the holiday. Both cocktails are available at W Downtown’s Living Room Bar & Terrace.


In a shaker:

2 light rum

1 ounce orgeat

1/4 ounce maraschino

1/4 ounce green chartreuse

1 ounce lime juice

Dash absinthe


In a shaker:

2 ounces golden rum

1/4 apricot brandy

1 ounce lime juice

1/2 ounce green tea syrup

2 dashes celery bitters

W New York - Downtown
W New York - Downtown W Hotels

W New York - Downtown

W New York - Downtown is the only downtown New York hotel that gives you access to all the action and things to do in NYC. With natural waterfront views and located just minutes from the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center, the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street and Battery Park, it's easy to wear a New York state of mind and never leave. This is the perfect backdrop for you to enjoy National Rum Day.

Address: 123 Washington Street · New York, 10006