Most rum cocktails are served icy cold, whether on the rocks, straight up or frozen. The daiquiri, piña colada and dark ’n’ stormy all evoke tropical vacations and hot days when we seek a sweet cooler. But long before the days of ice machines and jet-setting to the Caribbean, rum was the spirit of colonial America, a savory, all-weather drink enjoyed warm or hot. Get our recipes for hot and cold versions of the Hot Toddy, Hot Buttered Rum and Jamaican Coffee, plus rum recommendations!
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