BACARDÍ Lime toasts to warm weather with flavorful cocktails


BACARDÍ Lime builds on the classic combination of rum and lime. In this new flavored rum, fruit infused flavor is the toast of the season.

Fun in the sun and cocktail hour are a picture perfect combination. BACARDÍ Lime is the refreshing spirit that is the perfect pairing to those warm weather activities. Whether enjoyed with a splash of soda, fresh garnish or mixed into a cocktail, this newest flavored BACARDÍ could be your warm weather essential.

Fruit infusions are a popular beverage and food trend. Looking through the beverage aisle, fruit flavors enhance popular beverages by boosting flavors without losing the connection to the original beverage.

Looking at BACARDÍ, adding lime to its fruit infusions portfolio was an obvious choice. Lime and rum are a classic pairing. From the old stories of limes put in rum to fight scurvy to various classic cocktails, the flavor combination is popular. Still, this idea can always be reinvented.

For this newest BACARDÍ offering, the brand combines BACARDÍ Superior white rum. At first whiff, aroma of lime zest entices. The bright citrus notes awakes the palate. After a sip, there a moment of refreshment. In all, it is quite delightful.

Since warmer weather is approaching, some people are become more calorie conscious with their beverage choices. A simple cocktail of BACARDÍ lime and soda is just 74 calories. Those calories can be worked off with a quick walk around the block.

With this flavor profile, the BACARDÍ works quite well in a traditional mojito. The combination of lime, mint and sugar is quite refreshing on a warm day. Here’s how to make this mojito cocktail.

BACARDÍ Lime Mojito, photo provided by BACARDÍ

"BACARDÍ® Lime MojitoIngredients:• 2 parts BACARDÍ® Lime Flavored Rum• 4 Lime Wedges• 6-8 Fresh Mint Leaves• 2 tbsp Caster Sugar• 1 part Club Soda• 1 Sprig of fresh mintMethod: Add the lime wedges, sugar and mint leaves and gently muddle until the limes release juice. Add BACARDÍ Lime Flavored Rum and mix the ingredients with a bar spoon. Fill with crushed ice and stir once again. Add club soda and garnish with mint."

For a more adventurous cocktail, the Sparkling Hibiscus Limeade could become your favorite warm weather cocktail. Building on the hibiscus flavor trend, this cocktail is finds the right balance between sweet and tart. Plus, the hint of herbaceous from the hibiscus will have you going back for more.

Here’s how to make Sparkling Hibiscus Limeade.

"Sparkling Hibiscus LimeadeIngredients:• 6 parts BACARDÍ® Lime Flavored Rum• 2 parts St. Germain• 4 parts Lime Juice• 4 parts Monin® Hibiscus Syrup• 8 parts Lemon Lime Soda• 4 lime wheel garnishMethod: Add all ingredients into a punch bowl or carafe with ice and stir. Garnish with lime wheels."

Of course, a frozen daiquiri is always a great idea for warm weather. By adding the lime, this classic cocktail is bursting with lime flavor. It is a great way to cool off on a hot day.

Here’s how to make BACARDÍ® Lime Frozen Daiquiri.

BACARDÍ Lime Frozen Daiquiri, photo provided by BACARDÍ

"BACARDÍ® Lime Frozen DaiquiriIngredients:• 2 parts BACARDĺ Lime Flavored Rum• 1 part Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice• 3/4 part Simple Syrup• Lime wheel• Lime zestMethod: Combine all ingredients in a blender with 2 cups of ice. Blend until smooth. Serve into a rocks glass. Garnish with lime wheel."

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Are you ready to try the new BACARDÍ® Lime? It could become your favorite new summertime sipper.