Saturday, October 15, 2016

Weekend Drinks | Appleton Estate Rum

Jamaican mule

The hot summer months make for a very refreshing fall, and I'm so excited to warm up with some delicious, spicy cocktails now that the October chill is in full force.

I'm not usually a mojito, daiquiri, fruity type of gal, as I'll opt for spicy caesars and sharp martinis when I'm out with friends. Ginger ale is my soft drink of choice, so I jumped at the opportunity to try a classic Jamaican Mule with a splash of Appleton Estate Signature Blend Rum.

Jamaican  mule recipe

fever tree ginger beer

signature blend rum

This rum is good. Smooth to the taste and easy to mix, with a friendly price tag of only $28.45 CAD at the LCBO. I had my Jamaican Mule on the rocks with Fever Tree Ginger Beer (link) at the cottage this past weekend with family. If you throw in a few games of Monopoly and Cards Against Humanity, the looming winter blues will drift right away.

easy drinks

To jazz up your cocktail even more, you can add a slice of lime or a sugar rim. Another similar drink is the Caipirinha:



I can't wait to continue trying new recipes using my Appleton Estate rum. Click here for a list of cocktails from their site.


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