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Rum Drinks

Really Awesome Rum Drinks That Will Lighten Up Every Occasion

Rum drinks are the best cocktails for any occasion. Be it a party or to relax on the beach. Here are a few easy recipes that are quite simple for concoction.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2018
Rum is an alcoholic beverage that is made from distilled and fermented sugarcane juice and molasses. There are a wide varieties of rum like dark, coconut, light, etc. that are ideal for making cocktails. Dark rum is usually drunk straight or used in cooking, as an ingredient in various recipes. Light rum, which is sweeter than dark, is a standard ingredient for cocktails. You can also make frozen drinks using rum. Here are some exciting punches and simple drinks that are made by using the different varieties of rum.

Coconut Rum Recipe

Ingredients
  • Coconut Rum, 1 ½ cups
  • Frozen Pineapple Juice, 15 oz.
  • Dark Rum, 1 bottle
  • Tahitian Treat Soda, 2 bottles
Directions

Transfer the pineapple juice concentrate into a large pitcher. Now add the coconut and dark rum and mix till the pineapple juice concentrate dissolves in the alcohol completely. Now mix the Tahitian treat soda to the mixture. Pour into large hurricane glasses. Garnish it with slices of pineapple and serve chilled.

Apple Rum Rickey Recipe

Ingredients
  • Apple Brandy, 1 oz.
  • Light Rum, 1 oz.
  • Carbonated Water
  • Lime, 0.50 oz.
  • Ice cubes
Directions

Take a long glass and fill it with crushed ice cubes. Pour the rum and apple brandy into the glass and add carbonated water. Squeeze the lime juice into the drink and stir properly. Add a lemon ring as a garnish and enjoy this summer drink with lots of ice.

Blackberry Pineapple Mojito Recipe

Ingredients
  • Blackberries, 5
  • Fresh Pineapple, 5 small chunks
  • Light or Dark Rum, 1 cup
  • Fresh Lime Juice, 2 tbsp.
  • Sugar, 2 ½ to 3 tsp.
  • Seltzer, ½ cup
  • Fresh Mint Leaves, 8 to 10
Directions

In a glass bowl, dissolve sugar in water and microwave on high for about 10 to 15 seconds. In a separate bowl, crush the blackberries, pineapple chunks, and mint leaves together with a wooden spoon till they form a pulp. Add the sugar syrup, rum, and lime juice and mix properly. Transfer the contents into a glass and pour it back into the first glass. Repeat this procedure till all the ingredients are combined thoroughly. Pour this drink into a cocktail glass, top it with crushed ice, and garnish it with a sprig of mint and lemon wedge. This is one of the best summer cocktails, as it is very refreshing.

Pina Colada Recipe

Ingredients
  • White Rum, 5 oz.
  • Crushed Pineapple, 5 tbsp.
  • Crushed Ice Cubes, 2 cups
  • Coconut Milk, 5 tbsp.
Directions

To get this recipe right, take a large, wide mouthed bowl and transfer the crushed pineapple, white rum, and coconut milk on the crushed ice. With the help of an electric blender, blend all the ingredients for a few minutes till they combine properly. Strain this drink into a tall margarita glass and garnish it with a slice of pineapple.

Bacardi Hawaiian Punch Recipe

Ingredients
  • Bacardi Razz Rum, 1 oz.
  • Bacardi Limon Rum, 1 oz.
  • Cranberry Juice, 5 oz.
  • Vanilla Rum, 1 oz.
  • Pineapple Juice, 5 oz.
  • Bacardi O Rum, 1 oz.
Directions

Take a cocktail shaker and fill it half with crushed ice cubes. Pour all the flavored rums into the cocktail shaker. Now add the pineapple juice and cranberry juice and shake well till it blends properly. Strain this drink in a hurricane glass and enjoy it chilled.

Spiked Cold Cranberry Punch Recipe

Ingredients
  • Cranberry juice, 2 quarts
  • Rum, 1 ½ cups
  • Lemon Juice, ¼ cup
  • Pineapple Juice, 20 oz.
  • Chilled Ginger Ale, 2 ½ quarts
  • Bourbon, 1 ½ cups
  • Orange Juice, 2 cups
  • Ground Cinnamon, ½ tbsp.
Directions

To make this drink, take a large bowl and combine all the ingredients together. Keep this bowl in the refrigerator for about 1 ½ hours, till it gets completely chilled. Pour this punch into tall glasses and sprinkle cinnamon powder on top. Garnish it with a mint sprig before serving.

The next time you throw a party, serve these luscious drinks that everyone will definitely enjoy. Cheers!
Cranberry Punch
Blackberry Pineapple Mojito
Apple Rum Rickey
coconut pineapple cocktail