Today (August 16th) is National Rum Day
Today (August 16) is National Rum Day. To conduct the Candela Mamajuana’s National Rum Day Survey, the data scientists at Candela Mamajuana [www.drinkcandela.com] — the first premium spiced rum specialty drink from the Dominican Republic — asked 700 Americans over the age of 21 their opinions around everyone’s favorite Caribbean concoction.
>> 25% SAY DRINKING RUM MAKES THEM FEEL LIKE THEY ARE ON VACATION
Some 32% of Americans say they like their rum drinks tropical and nearly 25% say that rum is their vacation drink of choice. 22% said that rum fueled some of their best times.
>> 64% OF AMERICANS OVER THE AGE OF 21 LIKE RUM
Their preferences vary on the type of rum — 66% for light rum, 33% for dark —but over all, a sizable portion of the drinking public like the spirit with 15% saying they love it and nearly 6% calling it their favorite.
TOP 5 RUM DRINKS
- Rum and Coke (30%)
- Pina Colada (19%)
- Long Island Iced Tea (15%)
- Daiquiri (11%)
- Shots (7%)