Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva is an exquisite sipping rum carefully crafted from the purest of sugar cane honeys. Its aromatic complexity and elegant balance have made this award winning rum a reference among connoisseurs and rum lovers around the world. Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva is produced from sugar cane honeys. It is delicately distilled by Master Blender Tito Cordero, in ancient copper pot stills and aged in small oak casks for up to twelve years. Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva has a distinctive nose with notes of maple syrup, orange peel, brown sugar and liquorice. The palate evokes sweet toffee fudge and has a seductive and elegant finish. Below are listed recipes that include this divine rum.


2 oz Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva

.75 oz Cocchi Vermouth di Torino

2 dashes chocolate bitters

1 Cherry

Fill a mixing glass halfway with ice and add Reserva Exclusiva, Cocchi Vermouth di Torino and chocolate bitters. Stir vigorously for at least 30 seconds, and then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Add the cherry and garnish with the orange zest twist.

Old Fashion

Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva old-fashion

2 oz Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva

.25 oz simple syrup

2 dashes Angostura bitters

Orange zest

Combine Reserva Exclusiva, sugar syrup, Angostura bitters and orange zest in a mixing glass with large ice. Stir vigorously and strain into an old fashion glass over one large ice cube. Garnish with orange zest twist or Maraschino cherry.

Savoy Daisy

Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva savory daisy

1 oz Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva

.25 oz Diplomático Reserva

2 oz Ruby port

.75 oz Lemon juice

.25 oz Muscovado sugar syrup

.25 oz Grenadine

Orange zest

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the ingredients and shake vigorously. Strain and serve in a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the orange twist.

On the Island

Created by Tad Carducci, The Tippling Bros.

2 oz. Diplomatico Reserva

.5 oz. Amaro Lucano

.5 oz. honey syrup

2 dashes Angostura

Stir all ingredients and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe. Garnish with an orange peel and
grated allspice.

Down in Caracas

Created by Tad Carducci, The Tippling Bros.

2 oz. Diplomatico Reserva

.25 oz. Amaro Lucano

.25oz Varnelli Sibilla

.5oz. cream sherry

Stir over a large cube or Kold Draft ice in an Old-Fashioned glass. Garnish with a large swath

of grapefruit peel.

Rum and Raisin

Created by Tad Carducci, The Tippling Bros.

1.5 oz. Diplomatico Reserva

2 oz. unfiltered apple juice

.5 oz. Meuzard Ratafia

.25 oz. orgeat

.75 oz. lemon

Shake and strain over crushed ice in a tall glass, garnish with lemon slice.


Created by Tad Carducci, The Tippling Bros.

1.5 oz. Diplomatico Reserva

.5 oz. Varnelli Moka liqueur

.5 oz. lime juice

.5 oz. espresso

ginger beer

Shake all but ginger beer and strain over ice in cocktail glass. Top with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with lime wheel.

The Bitter-End Zone

2oz Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva

.75 oz freshly squeezed lime

2 dashes Angostura bitters (optional)

6 oz Ginger beer

Build cocktail directly in a highball glass filled with ice. Add Reserva Exclusiva, dash of Angostura bitters (optional) and ginger beer. Top with a squeeze of lime and garnish with fresh lime and ginger slices.

Diplo Toddy

1.5 oz Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva

1 cube Brown sugar

1 stick Cinnamon

3 sweet cloves

1 lemon

In a medium stove-top pot over low heat, add sugar, cinnamon and gently crushed cloves, rum and hot water. Stir gently until sugar and spices are dissolved. Carefully pour in to hot cocktail mug and garnish with a lemon slice.