I had no idea how awesome August 16th is! It's National Tell a Joke Day AND National Rum Day. Who knows how it got decided that today would be the official day for those two things... but I'm for it. I enjoy jokes and also rum!
Now, I know rum can get a bad rap. It's too sweet, it's girly, real drinkers drink whiskey or gin, bla bla bla. Well, today I say whatever to that. I love rum. And it is, after all, rum's own special day. So, we should celebrate. With cocktails, of course. Here are my favorite rum drinks: