Nothing says “party” like a rum cocktail! For all rum lovers, rum cocktails have something to offer for everyone. Rum cocktails are an incredible addition to a great party at home or a night out. If you want to see how great rum cocktails can really be, here are a few rum cocktails for parties.
Turn your next gathering delicious and a little exotic with these rum punch recipes:
A tropical flavoured taste to a homemade lemonade! Sounds interesting and tastes even better.
What do you need to make this lemony drink?
2-1/4 cups sugar
5 cups water, divided
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1-3/4 cups lemon juice
1 cup light rum
Few ice cubes
In a pan, add sugar, 1 cup water and grated lemon zest. Cook till the sugar dissolves on medium heat. Turn this off and add lemon juice and remaining water. Pour this into a pitcher and let it chill.
Just before serving, stir in rum. Serve with lemon slices as garnish.
A perfect mix of vodka, rum, pineapple and orange juices, Black-Eyed Susan is a great rum cocktail and popular too.
What you’d need to make this amazing cocktail?
1/2 to 3/4 cup crushed ice
1-ounce light rum
1/2 ounce Triple Sec
2 ounces unsweetened pineapple juice
2 ounces of orange juice
Lime slice and pitted a sweet dark cherry
In a glass, add ice and over this pour vodka, rum, Triple Sec and juices into the glass. Stir; serve with a lime slice and cherry. Simple, yet enticing!
Pina Coladas are perfectly velvety with a smooth texture. Extremely easy to make, they are everything a tropical drink offers. This creamy drink is not just delicious but easy to make and an all-time favourite.
Ingredients you’d need to make an enticing Pina Colada
2-1/4 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
1 can (15 ounces) cream of coconut
1-1/2 cups light rum
6 cups crushed ice
Mix pineapple juice, cream of coconut and rum in a pitcher and let it chill. To serve, add a generous cup of this mixture and 1 cup ice to a blender until smooth. Pour in a glass and garnish a pineapple wedge over the glass rim.
To give this a twist
- You could try using dark or spiced rum or
- Add water to cut down on the rum quantity or
- Even add sugar for the sweetened taste and flavour
All three variations work great. Try them and get the taste!
New England Iced Tea
Here is what you need to make this cocktail:
2 tablespoons sugar
1-ounce light rum
1 ounce Triple Sec
1-ounce lime juice
1 to 1-1/2 cups ice cubes
2 ounces cranberry juice
Lemon slice, optional
In a tumbler, mix in the sugar, vodka, rum, gin, Triple Sec, lime juice and tequila. Give this a good stir till the sugar dissolves. In a glass, put ice and pour the sugar mixture. Next, pour the cranberry juice. The cocktail is ready to be served. You may garnish with lemon for the added zest.
Minty Pineapple Rum
Mint, pineapple and rum…is there anything else you’d need to make this better? No, because this delicious drink is just the perfect way to celebrate summer.
Here are the ingredients you’d need to make the cocktail
6 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 3 limes)
4 cups cubed fresh pineapple (1 inch)
40 fresh mint leaves
2/3 cup superfine sugar
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1-1/2 cups light rum
7 cups club soda, chilled
For the garnish
Fresh pineapple slices and additional fresh mint leaves
In a blender add 6 tablespoons fresh lime juice, cubed fresh pineapple, fresh mint leaves, superfine sugar and kosher salt. Once the ingredients are pureed, pour this into a pitcher. Stir in the rum. Now, pour 1/3 of this mix into glasses, add the ice, soda and garnish with pineapple and mint.
So, the next time you’re hosting a party, you’ll be sure to mix up these great cocktails. Cheers to this versatile drink!!!
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