Let’s Celebrate National Rum Day With Van Brunt Stillhouse {Cocktail Recipe}

Let’s Celebrate National Rum Day! August 16th marks Nation Rum Day. Let’s celebrate it with Van Brunt Stillhouse – a rum made in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood. National Rum Day, you say? Perhaps you’d be surprised to know that rum was the first spirit distilled in the America’s, even before whiskey. Rum has a history almost as interesting as its distinctive flavor and aroma. In the New World its origins trace to the Caribbean, ultimately a result of some 1,500 sugar cane shoots that Columbus carried from the Canary Islands to the region on his second voyage in 1493. Obtained...

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