The Final Ward, the Dernier Mot, and the Asterisk — three ways to spin the Last Word cocktail, with Chartreuse, Maraschino, and your favorite spirit.
The Crimson Slippers Cocktail taught me that rum and Campari are an astonishing, and nearly perfect, combination. Just make sure it doesn't get too sweet.
The Mai Tai: Jamaican rum, light rum, Grand Marnier, orgeat and lime juice. And ice. More ice.
The Mojito del Coronado: rum, lime juice, sugar and mint.
The Daiquiri is the quintessential rum sour, and is the first of the classic cocktails to be invented outside the United States.