You can get a taste of the island life with a new Bacardí flavor inspired by the Caribbean. Just in time for National Piña Colada Day on Saturday, July 10, the rum brand unveiled a fruity libation that’s perfectly summery. If you like piña coladas and vacay vibes, get ready to grab a bottle of Bacardí Tropical Rum’s pineapple-coconut goodness.
Bacardí unveiled its new Tropical Rum on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, and the flavor profile is the perfect addition to your piña colada (or any drink that requires a tiny umbrella). Those 21 and over can enjoy a fruity infusion of the Caribbean with creamy coconut, pineapple, and fresh guava complemented by a white rum base. You can grab a 750-milliliter bottle of Bacardí Tropical for $12.99 for delivery through Drizly, participating stores through Instacart, or from select liquor stores nationwide such as Total Wine & More.
Unfortunately, Bacardí Tropical is only available for a limited time through the fall, so you’ll want to get your hands on the boozy offering before it’s gone.
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In honor of the upcoming holidays, Bacardí also shared some recipes and ideas to make your National Piña Colada Day (July 10) or National Mojito Day (July 11) a hit.
In addition to enjoying Bacardí Tropical with seltzer water, pineapple juice, or orange juice, for National Piña Colada Day, you can easily make the tropical sip by blending 1 ounce of Bacardí Tropical and 1-and-a-half ounces each of cream of coconut and pineapple juice.
The Mojito option calls for a shot of Bacardí Tropical, mint leaves, 3/4 of an ounce each of club soda and lime juice, and a half-ounce of simple syrup.
And last but not least, you can also use it as the base for a Bacardí Tropical Sunset by mixing 1 ounce each of lime juice, orange juice, and pineapple juice with a half-ounce of passionfruit syrup (or juice) and a shot of the rum.
If you’re looking for other options from Bacardí, the brand also sells different flavored rums — Bacardí Coconut, Lime, Limón, Dragonberry, Pineapple, Mango, and Raspberry — so there are plenty of ways to give your summer cocktails a twist. When heading to the store to grab a bottle of Bacardí Tropical Rum, remember to check the CDC's latest guidance on social distancing and masking.