Category Archives: Rum

Bacardi Legacy: Zdenek Kastanek wins with La Hermosa

The great and the good of the bar industry came together for the final of the UK’s Bacardi Legacy competition last night. In the opulent, ornate surroundings of the historic Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden in London, the eight winners … Continue reading

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The final countdown to this year’s Bacardi Legacy

It has been a busy year for the three bartenders who, in February 2011, won through to the final stage of the annual Bacardi Legacy competition. Metinee Kongsrivilai from The Bon Vivant in Edinburgh, Zdenek Kastanek from Quo Vadis in … Continue reading

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Scare tactics: drinks for the Halloween weekend

This year, Halloween falls on a Monday but this has not scared off bars, pubs and clubs from running parties and promotions – in fact, it’s allowed many of them to turn it into four days of freaky fun, including … Continue reading

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A new cocktail to join the classics

The annual Bacardi Legacy competition has helped to re-establish Bacardi as a bartender’s favourite for quality cocktails. It is inspired by the rum’s “legacy” as the ingredient used for decades in Daiquiris, Cuba Libres and Mojitos, aiming to find a … Continue reading

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Bacardi unveils Mojito and Cuba Libre in a bottle

After weeks of promising “some very exciting news”, Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands (BBFB) last night revealed what it has been up to: bottled ready-to-drink Bacardi cocktails. “Inspired” by what it calls the brand’s “legacy cocktails”, it is launching a new range … Continue reading

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