With Valentine’s Day this upcoming long weekend, BACARDÍ is here to help take the pressure off buying a special gift for your S.O. For the sipping rum enthusiast, budding bartender, or the person who just has everything – the perfect last-minute gift on everyone’s list is BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho.
Aged for a minimum of eight years under the Caribbean sun, BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho is a complex golden rum with a deep, layered, and mellow flavor of dried fruits, spices and oaky vanilla, available nationwide for MSRP $29.99. A delicious rum neat or on the rocks, BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho is also a great spirit for elevated cocktail recipes, making it an ideal bottle to pick up this Valentine’s Day.
If you’re looking for a cocktail recipe – BACARDÍ recommends the pink-tinged BACARDÍ Old Cuban. Made with BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho and Martin & Rossi® Prosecco for some bubbly, it’s the festive and refreshing cocktail you’ll be sipping all holiday weekend.
Even if you’re flying solo this Valentine’s Day or celebrating Galentine’s, that doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself. You can pick up a bottle of BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho at liquor stores nationwide, or via Drizly and Reservebar.
BACARDÍ Old Cuban
- 2 oz. BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho Rum
- 2½ oz. Martin & Rossi® Prosecco
- 4 mint leaves
- 1 oz. simple syrup
- 1 oz. lime juice
- 2 dashes of bitters
Method: Combine all the ingredients (except prosecco) in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Double strain, and top with prosecco. Garnish with a mint leaf float.