12 Rum Cocktails to Make for National Rum Day

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Ok, we know that National Rum Day is really not the kind of holiday people plan parties around...but on the other hand, it's Friday, and you might as well fix yourself a rum drink. We're into Cuba Libres these days, but if you're looking for something a little fancier, head on over to the slideshow for some rum cocktail inspiration ยป

Want to read up a bit more about rum on this fine sorta-holiday? Check out Michael Dietsch's essential guide to how rum is made, where it comes from, and how to decode the label on the bottle.

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The Wayland's Bermuda Black
Hibiscus Rum Cooler
Grilled Pineapple Mojito
The Swarm
Beloved's The Henry
Admiral Schley Punch
Dave Arnold's Thai Basil Daiquiri
Jungle Bird
The Mojito from The Hawthorne
Everyman Afterall
Sweet Corn Cocktail
El Floridita Daiquiri

About the Author: Maggie Hoffman is a Senior Editor at Serious Eats, based in San Francisco. She founded Serious Eats: Drinks in 2011. You can follow her on Twitter @maggiejane.