Weekend Drink Guide – With a Vintage Twist

WeekendDrinkGuide
Rums of Puerto Rico Weekend Drink Guide Ad from the 10/13/1952 issue of LIFE magazine.

It’s the weekend!

Take your queue from this vintage ad from the October 13, 1952 issue of LIFE magazine!

Rum Highball

  • 1-1/2 to 2 ounces Rum
  • Add Ice
  • Add Soda, Ginger Ale, or Water
  • Add a twist of Lemon and serve

Rum Daiquiri

  • Juice of 1/2 Lime
  • 1-1/2 ounce Rum
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Shake well with cracked ice
  • Strain into glass and serve

Rum Sour

  • 1-1/2 ounce Rum
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • Shake well with cracked ice
  • Strain into chilled glass
  • Garnish with slice of orange and a cherry and serve

Rum and Maple

  • 1-1/2 ounce Rum
  • 1 teaspoon Maple Syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • Splash of Water
  • Mix syrup, water, and bitters
  • Add rum, ice, and stir
  • Garnish with twist of lemon and serve

Rum and Cola

  • 1-1/2 ounce Rum
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon or Lime
  • Add ice, fill with cola and serve
  • Just the way it’s made at Puerto Rico’s Caribe Hilton!

Rum Fruit Punch (serves 12)

  • 1-1/2 bottles (fifths) Run
  • 6 ounces Pineapple Juice
  • 10 ounces Orange Juice
  • 10 ounces Lime Juice
  • 1-1/2 quarters Ginger Ale or Soda
  • Pour over block of ice in bowl and stir
  • Decorate with 1 pint sliced strawberries, lemon, and lime slices and serve

 

What’s your favorite rum beverage?

 

JayDee / ThirdShiftVintage.com

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