Rum Mixed Drinks for Your Next Party

Tastessence Staff Nov 23, 2018
Rum is one of the oldest liquors in the world, which is commonly mixed with other drinks to form delicious and exciting rum mixed drinks. So, if you are looking for such easy recipes, read on ...
Rum is a distilled beverage prepared from sugarcane by-products, like molasses and sugarcane juice after being fermented and distilled. It is generally combined with fresh fruit juices and other liquors to form different cocktail drinks. It comes in varying types, like golden and dark, light and premium.
Light rum is mainly used in cocktails, while dark and premium one is either consumed straight or used in cooking. Never use light or dark rum as a substitute for each other, as it may spoil your drink's taste and you won't be able to enjoy that ultimate sipping pleasure. Some classic and simple rum mixed drink recipes that will surely make your mouth water.

Drinks with Rum

Bahama Mama

Ingredients:
  • Pineapple juice, 4 oz.
  • Lemon juice, ½ oz.
  • Dark rum, ½ oz.
  • Coconut liqueur, ½ oz.
  • Rum, ¼ oz.
  • Coffee liqueur, ¼ oz.
  • Maraschino cherry, to garnish

Procedure:

Pour all the ingredients into an ice-filled highball glass. Stir well and garnish with a cherry.

Fire Island Sunrise

Ingredients:
  • White rum, 1 shot
  • Vodka, 1 shot
  • Orange juice, 1 shot
  • Sweet and sour, 1 shot
  • Cranberry juice splash
  • Orange slice, to garnish
Procedure:

In an ice-filled Collins glass, pour the alcohols then add the orange juice, sweet and sour. Add cranberry juice to form a 'sunrise', and garnish with orange slice.

Between the Sheets

Ingredients:
  • Fresh lemon juice, 1 tsp.
  • Brandy, 1 oz.
  • Cointreau, 1 oz.
  • Light rum, 1 oz.

Procedure:

Take a mixing glass full of crushed ice, and pour the ingredients into it. Shake and strain the drink into an ice-filled rocks glass or cocktail glass.

Cuba Libre

Ingredients:
  • Fresh lime juice, 1 tsp.
  • Golden rum, 1½ oz.
  • Cola, to top
  • Lime wedge, to garnish

Procedure:

Pour the lime juice and rum into an ice-filled highball glass, top with cola, and stir. Garnish with lime and serve chilled.

Blue Hawiian

Ingredients:
  • Pineapple juice, 2 oz.
  • Cream of coconut, 1 oz.
  • Blue Curacao, 1 oz.
  • Light rum, 1 oz.
  • Cherry (to garnish), 1
  • Pineapple slice (to garnish), 1

Procedure:

In a blender, add the ingredients and blend with a cup of ice. Blend until creamy, and then serve in a highball glass garnished with cherry and pineapple slice.

Midori Colada

Ingredients:
  • Pineapple juice, 4 oz.
  • Melon liqueur (Midori), 2 oz.
  • Coconut cream, 2 oz.
  • Rum (White), 1 oz.

Procedure:

In a blender, blend all the ingredients with a handful of ice. Serve in a cocktail glass with a straw, and garnish with a cherry or pineapple slice.
These recipes are quick to make, and if you are organizing a party, they will make you the host with the most!