Beer, Wine & Spirits: Rum stars in role as summertime cocktail favorite

Beer, Wine & Spirits: Rum stars in role as summertime cocktail favorite

As we gratefully emerge from the iron grip of a vengeful winter, it comes time to consider spirits well-suited for warmer months, those distillates more associated with fun, sun and heat than with shivering in the dark. I speak of tequila, of course, with its refreshing margarita, and gin, coupled with tonic in a highball.

But no list of summery sips would be complete without the signature spirit of the Caribbean, rum.

Rum is a spirit that knows no general appellation

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