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Roasted Pineapple Rum Mint Julep is Tropical Heaven
Did you know that Juleps don’t have to be made with bourbon? They are simply a family of drinks that combine mint, sugar and crushed ice with pretty much whichever spirit you choose. Try this rum and pineapple spiked version -- you won't be disappointed.
Local Option: During his shift at Miami’s Broken Shaker, Alex Renshaw of Chicago’s Drumbar served this balanced blend of Bacardi 8 rum, bitter amaro, apple juice and Demerara syrup as a tribute to his home city’s brisk climate.