Celebrate Navy Day with Sailor Jerry Rum Cocktails
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 03:41 PM | Amanda Mactas
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Saturday, October 27th, marks Navy Day, so we raise our fully filled glasses to celebrate our brave men who have served in the Navy. Norman 'Sailor Jerry' Collins, after whom the rum is named, joined the army at the age of 19, went on to become a famous tattoo artist, and his company created one of the tastiest rums-- Sailor Jerry. In order to properly celebrate, here are some delicious cocktail recipes to get you in the American spirit.

Home Away

1.5 oz. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

1 oz. mango juice

1 oz. orange juice

topped with wheat beer

angostura bitters

Add rum to bottom of beer pint. Add juice and top with beer and a dash of angostura bitters.

Wahine Swizzle

2 oz. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

3/4 oz. fresh lime juice

1/2 oz. passion fruit puree

1/4 oz. honey

1/2 oz. falernum

Dry shake and pour into highball glass. Top with crushed ice and swizzle. Top with crushed ice again and garnish with lime wheel.

Aged Hope

1.5 oz. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

1.5 oz. ROOT

lemon zest

Age equal parts of ROOT and Sailor Jerry Rum in 5 G hudson barrel for 8 weeks. After time, bottle, and serve equal parts in rocks glass with ice. Zest with fresh lemon.


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