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WAVE 3 CHEWS: Celebrate National Rum Day!

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From left to right: Kinky Maria, Caribbean Christmas, Tropical Treasure, Dark and Creamy From left to right: Kinky Maria, Caribbean Christmas, Tropical Treasure, Dark and Creamy
Bartender Allan Day Bartender Allan Day
WAVE 3 News Marketing Producer Nicole Harrell WAVE 3 News Marketing Producer Nicole Harrell
Inside Down One Bourbon Bar Inside Down One Bourbon Bar
Sample rum drinks Sample rum drinks

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky may be known for bourbon, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun with rum! We enlisted the help of Down One Bourbon Bar to help us celebrate National Rum Day! Bartender Allan Day created four drinks that even the newest rum drinker will enjoy! Be sure to celebrate National Rum Day on August 16!


Kinky Maria
1 oz. Light Rum
¾ oz. Kahlua
2 oz. Black Coffee
Splash of Vanilla Syrup
Directions: Stir and strain into an ice-filled beverage glass (14 oz.)

Caribbean Christmas
1 ½ oz Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
½ oz. Triple Sec
½ Maraschino Liqueur
2 Lime Slices
Directions: Shake all ingredients and strain into a 10 oz. glass

Tropical Treasure
1 ½ oz. Rum Zacapa
2 Orange Slices
1 oz. Mango Puree
Directions: Shake ingredients, strain into 10 oz. glass

Dark and Creamy
1 ½ oz. Blackstrap Rum
¾ oz. Half and Half
½ oz. Strawberry Puree
¼ oz Lime Juice
Directions: Shake all ingredients and strain into chilled cocktail glass

Down One Bourbon Bar is located on the corner of 3rd and Main Streets in downtown Louisville. Follow them on Twitter: @DownOneBar. Follow WAVE 3 News food blogger Nicole Harrell (@NickiSueNews) for an inside look at the next edition of WAVE 3 Chews!

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