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Out here in the southwest United States, we have a tasty beverage called Horchata (OR-cha-tah). It’s a sweet, creamy drink that’s a combination of rice, almonds, cinnamon, and other flavors. You might see it served out of a big glass jar by ladle or out of a waterfall juice machine.

RumChata takes this Mexican restaurant staple and bottles it with rum for the grownups. It’s a cream liqueur, similar to Baileys, and it is low in alcohol (13%). It’s got a great flavor and will only put you out $20 a bottle.  Add a shot of RumChata to a cup of coffee, or in this rum take on a White Russian:

Chata Café Cream (by Greg Mays)

  • 1 oz RumChata
  • 1 oz Kahlua
  • 1 oz rum
  • 1 oz milk
  • combine and stir in a old fashioned glass filled with ice
  • garnish with a cherry