July 31st 1970 was the last day the British Navy ever gave out rum rations. Since the demise of that tradition the day has been marked as a celebration of rum rather than bemoaning the lack of free grog onboard HMS London. To get into the mood why not order one of these drinks this weekend to mark the occasion.
Dark N' Stormy
Dark rum, ginger syrup, fresh lime and ginger beer. Long and refreshing.
Rum, honey, lime and sparkling wine. Light and fizzy.
Aged rum, sweet vermouth, Campari. A rum Negroni.
Dark rum, lime, honey and egg white. A rich rum sour.
Dark rum, Campari, lime and pineapple. A tiki classic.