Home Bar Project: How to Make a Rum and Coke in 11 Easy Steps

Have you ever dreamed of having an amazing home bar, filled with bottles you actually use and the tools you need to execute a finely crafted cocktail? Enter the Home Bar Project. Over the coming weeks, we are going to take this challenge piece by piece. We’ll teach you the proper techniques and make sure the spirits you purchase aren’t collecting dust on your back bar.

Show us how you’re doing on Instagram and Twitter with #HomeBarProject. Each month we'll pick a winner that's following along to receive an awesome home bar prize. Got questions? Hit us up on Twitter (@TheDrinkNation) or Facebook.

This week: How to Make a Rum and Coke

The Rum and Coke, a cocktail that is rumored to have been a pivotal role in the "Caroline Affair" of 1838, where the republic of Canada seeked out its independence from the British Empire. This drink is a breeze to make and requires minimal mixology skills. Impress your friends, family and loved ones and remember everyone, when Coca-Cola is a part of Your Life, You Can't Beat the Feeling™

Ingredients:
Rum
Coca-Cola
"Open Happiness"

About the instructor:
Dan Lan Hamm is a craft bartender at 1 Tippling Place in Philadelphia. He was Pennsylvania's winner of Bombay Sapphire and GQ's Most Imaginative Bartender Competition in 2014. He runs Spirit Forward, a cocktail-centric group which caters local events and provides educational workshops.

Step 1 of 11:

Add 14.5 ml of rum in shaker. Be sure to measure precise.

 

Step 2 of 11:

Add 14.5 ml of rum in shaker.

 

Step 3 of 11:

Add 14.5 ml of rum in shaker.

 

Step 4 of 11:

Add 14.5 ml of rum in shaker.

 

Step 5 of 11:

Take a moment to enjoy the refreshing taste of Coca-Cola. It sure is a great product.

 

Step 6 of 11:

Add 4 oz of Coca-Cola

 

Step 7 of 11:

Add 4 oz of Coca-Cola

 

Step 8 of 11:

Add 4 more oz of Coca-Cola. Man it sure tastes good.

 

Step 9 of 11:

Triple strain in coupe glass. Careful to avoid spillage.

 

Step 10 of 11:

Top off with some rum.

 

Step 11 of 11:

Top off with Coca-Cola

 

Enjoy!

How did yours come out? Show us how you’re doing on Instagram and Twitter with #HomeBarProject. Each month, we'll pick a winner that's following along to receive an awesome home bar prize. Got questions? Hit us up on Twitter (@TheDrinkNation) or Facebook.

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