National Rum Day is Wednesday, Aug. 16! Spirits specialist extraordinaire J.R. Starkus of Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits shares his favorite rums, as well as places to celebrate NRD in town:
Great spots for rum
- Starboard Tack (2601 Atlantic St., Las Vegas)
- Carbone (Aria)
- Rhumbar … for a cigar, too! (The Mirage)
- Frankie’s Tiki Room (1712 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas)
Also (and not from J.R.): Cabo Wabo Cantina at Planet Hollywood is celebrating Wednesday with music and rum cocktails, including specialty cocktail The CW Mai Tai made with Sammy Hagar’s Beach Bar Rum, orgeat, orange curacao, tropical juices, grenadine and more, topped with a Myers’s Rum float. It’s $14 per glass and $46 per pitcher.