It’s The Summer of Rum:

Article by Bloomberg   May 16th 2017

 Make the sugar cane-based spirit your go-to drink.

Rum & Cola
Blacktail, New York, $16
Bar manager Jesse Vida’s elevated Cuba libre (aka rum and Coke) includes house-made cola syrup and Bacardi Facundo Neo, a mild blend of rums aged as long as eight years. Bitters and Fernet-Branca add herbaceousness; Champagne provides the bubbles. “Champagne brings a brightness,” Vida says, “but the drink still has the nostalgic flavor profile.”

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/ Blacktail / Pier A. / NYC /