Let’s be honest, having a good drink and making a well-mixed rum cocktail is a great way to wow friends at a party.
We all get bored of drinking the same old cocktails, especially when it comes to rum. Well, here is some good news for all you rum lovers out there. Crafting some great accompaniments that go well with rum is unbelievably easy. It is time to say goodbye to the days where we settle for the most common and even random concoctions.
Now, there are a number of recipes with a rum base, some of which stand out. Daiquiri and mojitos are some the most popular and best rum cocktails. These evergreen drinks can be made at home, ordered at a bar and show absolutely no signs of retirement.
In this article, we will have a look at some accompaniments that show off rum’s full potential. A few of these rum-filled favorites will surely take you on a journey of fantastic flavor. They have minimal ingredients, are popular, enjoyable, and most importantly they’re filled with rum.
Here are the the ten best rum mixed drinks for every occasion:
- Club Soda
A traditional mix of white rum, sugar, lemon juice, soda and mint; this is a perfect combination of flavors that satisfy your palate. The classic mojito tops the list of cocktails. Being slightly sweet with a hint of citrus and mint flavors, this is a great, refreshing summer drink. While the past decade has seen endless versions of the mojito, there is nothing that can compare to what the classic mojito offers.
Think of beaches and the first thing that comes to your mind is the ever popular Mojito.
- Fresh fruit juices
With simple ingredients like fresh fruit juices and some Jamaican Rum, you’re all set for a big party or even just chilling with a few buddies. A drink that is extremely easy to make is the planters punch, a cocktail that dates back to the 1800s and is arguably one of best rum mixed drinks to this date.
This cocktail really packs a punch and is a great summertime drink.
- Lime and syrup
Most likely, one of the first drinks that we all learn to make when we begin our rum journey is the Daiquiri. A fresh daiquiri is simply made with rum, lime juice, and simple syrup. A drink that can be made in less than two minutes, there’s really is no excuse not to try it for yourself.
Simply combine white rum, lime juice and sugar, and you’ve crafted the perfect Daiquiri!
- Orange liqueur
Most popular rum cocktails include rum, lime juice and orange liqueur. Other variations include orange and grapefruit juices, bitters, grenadine, and so on. The Mai Tai is a classic beach favorite. Literally, translated as “out of this world”, this drink is synonymous with the Tiki culture.
- Ginger beer
Yet another classic, this refreshing and easy to make drink is a perfect way to unwind after a long day at work. It cannot get easier than pouring two ingredients into a glass. Any dark or golden rum is perfect for this cocktail. Additionally, bitters and lemon juice are added depending on your preference. For instance, Ginger beer is the star attraction of the Dark & Stormy. This drink is a must try for all rum lovers.
- Coke and lime juice
This improvised version of the standard coke and rum cocktail is truly delicious, due to the added ingredient of fresh lime juice. Cuba Libre was invented in the 20th century in Cuba, after the country won independence in the Spanish–American War. Hence, this drink is noted for its historical significance.
A popular, inexpensive drink that has made its way to the list of the world’s most popular cocktails.
- Pineapple juice and coconut cream
Blend it or shake it. Every rum lover knows the best way to make a Piña Colada. This summer cocktail is a superb mix of light rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream. The fresh fruit and coconut cream is surely the perfect way to take you to the island paradise. So, sit back and enjoy the Piña Colada.
- Coconut Water Tonic
Did you know that coconut water and rum make the perfect cocktail blend?
Coconut water isn’t as thick as coconut cream, but when added to pineapple juice, lime juice, rum, and sugar, is as refreshing as a tropical breeze. It is healthy, hydrating and a great cocktail fix.
- Hot Chocolate
Rum isn’t just for refreshing summer drinks,it’s also the perfect match to rich hot chocolate. Cold and wintry nights call for treats that are easy to make and keep us toasty. Simply mix your favorite hot cocoa in two ounces of rum and voila, your warm drink is ready.
- Ice Cream
Though, not a popular rum mixer, ice-cream with rum is still a delicious cocktail combo. Mix up vanilla ice cream with some rum in a blender and enjoy a delicious concoction that brings back the the child in you.
Now that you’ve got the key ingredients to 10 rum mixed drinks, get crafting and enjoy!
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