Facts and Information about the Bacardi Rum
The alcoholic drink Bacardi is a rum based drink from Cuba. Bacardi rum is produced from molasses which is mixed with with spring water and a selected yeast which then turns the sugar into alcohol. The secret recipe for the drink includes filtering the rum through charcoal to remove any impurities. The following list details the main ingredients of Bacardi Rum together with other info about this famous rum alcoholic drink.
Process for making this speciality rum - The molasses are mixed with spring water and a selected yeast which then turns the sugar into alcohol.
The rum is filtered through charcoal and aged in oak barrels
Country of origin is Cuba and dates back to 1862
The rum recipe was developed by Don Facundo Bacardi Maso
Don Facundo left Catalonia in Spain for Cuba in 1839 with two of his brothers and became a wine merchant and began to sell the locally made Cuban rum
The secret rum recipe was gradually developed by Don Facundo who had bought a small distillery in Santiago
The family planted a small coconut palm, El Coco, in front of the distillery and fruit bats were found in the rafters of the Cuban distillery - the famous bat Logo was born
Bacardi rum is produced at the main distillery which is based in Puerto Rico
It is then bottled around the world
There are now variations on the original flavour including Bacardi Limon, Bacardi O, Cicon, Tropico, and Breezers are all speciality blends
Bacardi Products include the following:
Bacardi O (Orange Rum)
How to serve the Bacardi Rum
Bacardi Rum is an extremely versatile drink and can be served in drinking glasses:
Straight up - Perfect as after dinner drinks and usually served at room temperature
On the rocks - If a cold drink is preferred chill and serve in drinking glasses over ice cubes or mixed with crushed ice
Bacardi Rum can be mixed with cream or other mixers to create some really good and extremely colorful cocktails served in decorated drinking glasses and on bright drink coasters
Serve in unusual drinking glasses on colorful drink coasters.
Quantities and Proportions of ingredients in Bacardi cocktail drinks
Quantities of ingredients tend to cause confusion - no problem, just use the correct proportions of each ingredient to create the best authentic & original Bacardi cocktail recipe! Serve in unusual drinking glasses on colorful drink coasters. You can use a thimble, cup or even a pitcher ( if you are making this recipe for a group or a crowd ) when you make a cocktail! The following simple guidelines will also help with the different quantities referred to in other cocktail recipes:
- 1 oz (ounce) equals 2 tbsp (tablespoons) or 3 cl (centilitres)
- 30ml equals 1 oz
- 1 shot equals 3 tbsp (tablespoons) or 1½ oz (ounces) or 45 ml (millilitres)
- 1 cup equals 8 oz (ounces) or 24 cl (centilitres) or 240 ml (millilitres)
The list of free Bacardi Recipes detailed above contain the contents by ingredients. Exercise your bartending skills, use decorations and unusual drinking glasses and drink coasters to become the bartender of your own personal bar which serves Bacardi Rum Recipes!