It’s National Rum Day and Cuba Libre Philadelphia is celebrating by offering all rums, rum flights, and rum cocktails at half-price during Happy Hour from 5-7 p.m. at the bar.
Cuba Libre’s special tasting flights include:
Taste of the Islands ($17)
Island hop with handpicked Caribbean rums. Classic styles with flavors of brown sugar, molasses, fruit and spice.
Appleton Estate Signature: A blend of 5- and 10-year old rums. Rich aroma of orange, brown sugar-molasses, cinnamon and vanilla leading to a medium body of honey, dried apricot, and nut flavors Slightly smoky finish.
Chairman’s Reserve Gold Rum: Medium bodied, steeped with Caribbean “bois bande” bark and aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels. Flavors of vanilla, clove, ginger, orange zest and dried fruit with a lightly spicy finish.
Don Q Añejo: A blend of rums aged 3 to 12 years. Sweet and dry in its finish. Flavors of baked apple, tropical fruits and spice with hints of nuts and vanilla. Recommended to sip neat or on the rocks.
Aged Reserve ($20)
Similar to fine whiskey, aging can bring out unique and complex flavors in rum. Ideal for sipping and relaxing.
Atlantico Private Cask: Smooth blend of fresh cane juice and molasses based rums matured using the solera system. Pronounced notes of citrus and vanilla on the nose and the palate with flavors of molasses, spice and caramel.
Appleton Estate Signature: A blend of 5- and 10-year old rums. Rich aroma of orange, brown sugar-molasses, cinnamon and vanilla leading to a medium body of honey, dried apricot, and nut flavors. Slightly smoky finish.
Clèment Vsop: Rum liqueur aged at least 4 years in virgin Limousin barriques and re-charred in Bourbon casks. Warm caramel, exotic spices and dried fruit permeate the nose, with coconut, banana crème brûlée flavors. It has a silky entry and a slightly dry finish.