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Drinks Made With Rum

Updated on November 20, 2010

Rum: Not Just For Pirates Any More

Rum is a pretty standard ingredient in most daiquiris and a lot of other mixed drinks. Like Vodka, it can be mixed with pretty much anything to create a tasty mixed drink. Rum, on the other hand, typically has a very distinct flavor, and comes in several varieties. Rum can come in a Clear or Amber variety, each of which can be a spiced rum. The basic rum would be a Clear rum, which is used mostly for mixed drinks.

With such a variety of cocktails available it's true that rum is not just for pirates any more.

"A" Rum Drinks

AD's drops

1 oz rum (golden or dark)

1 oz vanilla liqueur

1/2 orange

1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise

grapefruit juice

Peel an orange, cut half of it into pieces

Split a whole vanilla bean into two halves

Muddle one half of the vanilla bean together with the orange pieces in a highball glass

Add ice, rum and vanilla liqueur

Fill up with grapefruit juice

Garnish: a slice of orange and a couple of Lemon balm leaves

American Flyer

1 1/2 oz. Light Rum,

1/4 oz. Fresh Lime Juice,

1/2 tsp. Simple Syrup,

Champagne

Combine first three ingredients with ice in a shaker and shake well

Strain into chilled Collins or Hurricane Glass

Fill with Champagne

American Pie

1 1/2 oz. Rum

3 oz. Lime Juice

1 1/2 oz. 7-up

1 tbsp. Grenadine

7-Up or Sprite

Fill a highball glass with ice

Pour in rum

Add lime juice and grenadine

Top with 7-Up

Stir well

Apple Pie Shot

1/2 oz. Captain Morgan Spiced Rum

1/2 oz. Apple Juice

Whipped Cream

Cinnamon

Pour apple juice into shot glass, followed by the captain morgan, top it off with some whipped cream and cinnamon.

Rum Books

The Rum Experience
The Rum Experience

The author wields a sure hand in disseminating the information. It is with confidence that he gives of his knowledge of the subject. This is a painstaking description of the process, from which the end product.....Rum, comes.

 
Rum: The Epic Story of the Drink That Conquered the World
Rum: The Epic Story of the Drink That Conquered the World

The author traces the origins of rum (rumbullion, rumbustion, kill devil) from its semi-documented origins in Barbados in the mid 17th century to current day. He discusses the various impacts the liquor has had through the ages on slavery, economics, trade, religion, prohibition, military and holidays.

 
The Encyclopedia of Rum Drinks
The Encyclopedia of Rum Drinks

Includes over 1,300 rum-based recipes for cocktails, cordials and more. This book features recipes from the late 1800's, through American Prohibition up to modern times.

 
Rums of the eastern Caribbean
Rums of the eastern Caribbean

Have you ever dreamed about sailing the Caribbean and sampling the finest rums the islands have to offer? Join the crew of the sloop Tafia and learn the secrets of the Caribbean spirit. The descriptive narrative takes you to the distilleries where you learn how rum is made and the differences between the 150 rums described. Historical sketches of the distilleries, recipes and anecdotes combined with more than 100 color labels make this the most complete guide to the best rums in the world.

 
Hawaii Tropical Rum Drinks & Cuisine by Don the Beachcomber
Hawaii Tropical Rum Drinks & Cuisine by Don the Beachcomber

The secret cocktail mixtures of the master, Don the Beachcomber, are revealed for the first time, including the original Mai Tai, the Zombie, the Beachcomber's Gold, and the Vicious Virgin, along with a delectable array of his tropical cuisine recipes and an original Don the Beachcomber Party Guide. So kick off your shoes and strip down to your lava-lavas, it's lu'au time!"

 

"B" Rum Drinks

Batidas

2 oz. Cachaca or white rum

4 oz. Fresh Pineapple

1/2 tsp. Sugar

Put a cup of ice into a blender and then add the other ingredients. Bled for about 30 seconds or until smooth. Serve in a goblet, margarita or hurricane glass.

Between The Sheets

1 oz. Cognac or Brandy

1 oz. Cointreau or Triple Sec

1 oz. Light Rum

1 oz. Lemon or Lime Juice

Combine ingredients in a shaker with cracked ice

Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish: a lemon twist.

Blue Hawaiian

1 oz. Light Rum

1 oz Blue Curacao

2 oz Pineapple Juice

1 oz Cream of Coconut (optional)

Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice and shake well

Serve in a Collins glass

Can be served straight up, over ice, or blended

Boston Sidecar

1 1/2 oz. Light Rum

1/2 oz. Brandy

1/2 oz. Triple sec

1/2 oz. Lemon or Lime Juice

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice

Shake well and strain into a martini glass.

Pirates of the Caribbean video

"C" Rum Drinks

Cable Car

1 oz. Capitan Morgan's Spiced Rum

1/2 oz. Orange Curacao

1/2 oz. Lime Juice

1/2 oz. Sweet & Sour

Combine everything in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Cosmopolitano

1 1/2 oz. White Rum

1/2 oz. Cointreau

3/4 oz. Cranberry Juice

1/4 oz. Lime Juice

Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice

Shake well

Strain into a cocktail glass

Garnish: a lime squeeze.

The Crimson Tide

1 1/2 oz. Pineapple Rum

1 1/2 oz. Rum

1/2 oz. Grenadine

Cranberry Juice

Fill a Collins glass with ice

Add rums and grenadine

Top with Cranberry juice

Cuba Libre

1 1/2 oz. Rum

Cola

Lime wedge

Rub the rim of a highball glass with the lime

Fill with ice

Add Rum and fill with Cola

Drop in the lime wedge

"D" Rum Drinks

Daiquri

2 oz. Light Rum

3/4 oz. Lime Juice

1 tsp. Sugar

Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice

Mix Well and stain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Garnish: lime slice

Depth Charge

1 oz brandy

1 oz calvados

4 dashes lemon juice

2 dashes grenadine

Shake with ice in a cocktail shaker

Strain into a cocktail glass

Garnish: half a slice of apple

Devil's Poison

1 oz. Jack Daniels

1 oz. 151 Bacardi Rum

Fill a shaker with ice

Pour in rum and JD and shake.

Strain into a shot glass

"E" Rum Drinks

Eggnog

3 Cups Gold Rum

1 Cup Dark Rum

2 Quarts Half & Half

1 Cup Sugar

12 Eggs

4 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Nutmeg

In a large mixing bowl beat the eggs until light

Add the sugar, half & half, rums, and vanilla

Cover and chill overnight

Take out of fridge about 1/2 hour before serving.

Serves 20

English Christmas Punch

1 Bottle (750ml) Dark Rum

2 Bottles (750ml) Dry Red Wine

3 Cups Tea

1/2 Cup Orange Juice

1/2 Cup Lemon Juice

2 Cups Sugar

Heat wine, tea and juices in a saucepan

Gradually stir in sugar and rum

Serve Warm.

Serves about 25

"G" Rum Drinks

Geisha Girl

She'll treat you right!

1 oz. Red Rum

1 oz. Midori Melon Liqueur

Pineapple Juice

Fill a Collins glass with ice

Pour in Rum and Midori

Fill with Pineapple Juice

Garnish: a slice of pineapple and a cherry

Great White

1 1/2 oz. Spiced Rum

3/4 oz. Vanilla syrup (like the kind used in coffee drinks)

3 oz. coconut milk

Dash of nutmeg

Combine the rum, vanilla syrup, and coconut milk in a shaker with ice

Shake to blend

Strain and serve in a Collins glass filled with ice

Garnish: a nutmeg sprinkle

Grog

2 oz. Dark Rum

2 oz. Hot Water

2/3 oz. Lime Juice

1 tsp. Brown Sugar

2 Cloves

1 Cinnamon Stick

Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan

Heat until the sugar is dissolved

Strain into a footed mug.

"H" Rum Drinks

Heatwave

1 oz. Dark Rum

1/2 oz. Peach Schnapps

6 oz. Pineapple Juice

2 teaspoon Grenadine

Pour rum and schnapps into a highball glass filled with ice

Add pineapple juice and stir

Float grenadine on top by pouring into the highball glass over the back of a spoon

Hurricane

1 oz. Light Rum

1 oz. Dark Rum

1/2 oz. Passion Fruit Juice

1/2 oz. Lime Juice

Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice

Shake well

Strain into a Hurricane glass or a Collins glass

Garnishes: a lime squeeze, cherry, pineapple spear or a paper Umbrella

"J" Rum Drinks

Jamaica Me Crazy

3/4 oz. Gold Rum

3/4 oz. Tia Maria

Pineapple Juice

Fill an rocks glass with ice

Pour rum, Tia Maria

Fill with pineapple juice and stir.

Jamaican Winter

1 oz. Light Rum

Ginger Ale

Wedge of Lime

Fill a Highball glass with ice

Add Rum and Ginger Ale

Squeeze and drop in the Lime

"L" Rum Drinks

Limey

2 oz. Light Rum

1 oz. Lime Liqueur

1/2 oz. Triple Sec

1 teaspoon Lime Juice

Combine ingredients except lime twist in a blender filled with 1 cup ice

Blend for 15-20 second until smooth

Pour into a chilled red wine glass

Garnish: a lime twist.

Lucky Lady

3/4 oz. Light Rum

1/4 oz. Anisette

1/4 oz. White Creme de Cacao

3/4 oz. Cream

Combine ingredients in a blender with 1 cup ice

Blend 15-20 seconds until smooth

Pour into a margarita glass

Long Island Iced Tea

1/2 oz. Vodka

1/2 oz. Gin

1/2 oz. Rum

1/2 oz. Triple Sec

1 oz.Sweet & Sour

Top with Coke

Fill a Collins Glass with Ice

Pour in ingredients

Garnish: a lemon twist

"M" Rum Drinks

Maui Fizz

1 1/2 oz. Light Rum

1 slice Pineapple

1 oz. Lemon Juice

2 tsp. Sugar

Combine ingredients with ice in a blender

Blend for 15 - 20 sec

Pour into a Collins glass

Mojito

1 1/2oz. Light Rum

1 oz. Lime Juice

1 tsp. Sugar

3-4 Mint Leaves

Club Soda

Combine lime juice, mint and sugar in a Collins or highball glass

Stir gently to bruise the mint

Fill glass ¾ full with ice

Add the rum

Top with soda

Stir well

Monkey Fizz

1 oz. Coconut Rum

1 oz. Melon Liqueur

1/2 oz. Creme de Banana

2 oz. Orange Juice

2 oz. Pineapple Juice

1/2 oz. Lemon Juice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice

Shake well and strain into a into a pint glass filled with fresh ice

Top with a splash of soda.

"N" Rum Drinks

Nirvana

1 1/2 oz. Dark Rum

1/2 oz. Grenadine

1 teaspoon simple syrup

Grapefruit Juice

Combine rum, grenadine and simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice

Shake and strain into a chilled Collins glass filled with ice

Top with grapefruit juice and stir gently.

Nude Beach

1 oz. Gold Rum

2 oz. Pineapple Juice

2 oz. Orange Juice

1/2 oz. Grenadine

Dash Lime Juice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice

Mix well and strain into a chilled Collins glass filled with crushed ice.

Garnish: a lime squeeze.

"O" Rum Drinks

Orange Bomber

2 oz. Malibu Rum

1/2 oz. Peppermint Schnapps

Orange Juice

Mix together in a highball glass filled with ice

Orangecello Champagne Cocktail

3/4 cup Gold Rum

1/2 cup Caravella Orangecello

1 bottle Champagne

2/3 cup Fresh Lime Juice

1/3 cup Superfine Sugar

1/4 cup Mango Juice

Mango for garnish

Combine sugar and lime juice in large pitcher, stir to disolve

Add rum, Orangecello and mango juice

Garnish: a mango slice

Serves 8

For a single drink pour 1 1/2 oz. of the rum mixture into a champagne flute add champagne to fill glass

"P" Rum Drinks

Pina Colada

1 1/2oz. Light Rum

2 oz. Pineapple Juice

1 oz. Cream of Coconut

1/2 Banana

1/2 cup crushed ice

Combine all ingredients in an electric blender with the ice

Blend 20 - 30 seconds. Pour blended mixture into a Collins glass

Garnish: a pineapple wedge and paper umbrella

Planter's Punch

2 oz. Dark Rum

2 oz. Orange Juice

2 oz. Pineapple Juice

1/2 oz. Lime Juice

Dash Grenadine

Orange Slice & Cherry for garnish

Combine 3 juices and Rum in a shaker with ice

Shake well and strain into an ice filled Collins glass

Top with grenadine

Garnish: an orange slice and a Maraschino cherry

Pumpkin Pie

1 oz. Malibu Rum

3/4 oz. canned pumpkin pie filling

1/2 oz. Kahlúa

2 oz. with cold milk

Mix ingredients in blender with ice and blend thoroughly

Pour into graham cracker-rimmed highball glass

Garnish: a sprinkle of cinnamon

"Q" Rum Drinks

Quarter Deck Cocktail

1 1/2 oz. Gold Rum

1/2 Cream Sherry

2 teaspoons Lime Juice

Combine ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice

Stir and strain into a chilled martini or cocktail glass.

Quicky

1 oz. Bourbon

1 oz. Rum

Dash Triple Sec

Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice

Shake and strain into a cocktail, martini or rocks glass filled with ice

"R" Rum Drinks

Roaring 20's

2 oz. Rum

1/2 oz. Ginger Liqueur

1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

Soda

Fill a rocks or highball glass filled with ice

Pour in rum ginger liqueur, and lime juice

Stir and top off with a splash with soda

Rum Yum

1 oz. Baileys Irish Cream

1 oz. Malibu Rum

1 oz. Cream

Combine in a rocks glass filled with ice

"T" Rum Drinks

Tropical Itch

1oz. Vodka

1oz. Light Rum

1/2 oz. Orange Curacao or Grand Marnier

3 - 4 oz. Passion Fruit Juice

Combine in a shaker with a cup of ice

Pour, with ice into a double old fashion or Collins glass

Top with additional passion fruit juice if needed

Tom & Jerry

1 oz. Dark Rum

1 oz. Brandy

1 Egg

1 tsp. Sugar

6 oz. Hot water milk, or coffee

Separate egg in two bowls

Add Rum & Brandy to the yolk and beat together until frothy

Beat the egg white until it peaks then add sugar and bet until stiff

Fold into the liquor mixture

Pour into a coffee mug and top with the water, milk or coffee

"X" Rum Drinks

Xango

1 1/2 oz. Light Rum

1/2 oz. Cointreau or Triple Sec

1 oz. Grapefruit Juice

Combine ingredients in shaker

Shake and strain into a chilled martini or cocktail glass

"Y" Rum Drinks

Yellow Bird

1 1/2 oz. Gold Rum

1/2 oz. Galliano

1/2 oz. Triple Sec

1/2 oz. Lime Juice

Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice

shake and pour into a rocks glass filled with ice

"Z" Rum Drinks

Zombie

1 oz. Light Rum

1 oz. Gold Rum

1 oz. Dark Rum

1/2 oz. Apricot Brandy

2 oz. Orange Juice

1 oz. Pineapple Juice

1 oz. Lime Juice

1 tsp. Sugar

1 cup Crushed Ice

In a blender, combine all ingredients with crushed ice

Blend at a high speed until smooth and pour into a Collins glass

Garnish: an orange slice and maraschino cherry

Have you got a favorite rum drink? Looking for a recipe? Post it here.

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      JimHofman 3 years ago

      Excellent collection of rum drink recipes! Our favorite rums are from the Cruzan Distillery on St. Croix, USVI. Great selection of flavors and true taste...much better than Bacardi. We also like to make homemade Glogg with rum. Recipes and more info on our lens: Glogg. Cheers!

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      PatriciaJoy 4 years ago from Michigan

      What a great collection. Angel blessings.

    • VspaBotanicals profile image

      VspaBotanicals 4 years ago

      Great lens.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Yea love rum!

      And really great recipes on your lens

      Thnx for share i gonna try some recipes

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      harty5680 5 years ago

      @singlemaltdram: I had Appleton a few years ago on a cruise ship and loved it. It's way more visible these days and the price dropped by 50%.

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      TowableTubes 5 years ago

      That's a lot of rum drinks. That'll keep me busy for a few nights. My bud did a lens on Captain Morgan. IT's pretty sweet,

      https://hubpages.com/food/captain-morgan

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      singlemaltdram 6 years ago

      Great Lens and an extensive list. I was never a rum fan (too much Bicardi in my youth), but then i found Appleton's Jamaican rum. It's one of my favourite summer drinks.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      On the deck

      1 1/2 oz. coconut rum

      5 oz. cranberry Juice

      top of with ginger ale or 7up

      over ice in a highball glass

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      joanv334 6 years ago

      Thanksfor sharing!

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      drinkwel 6 years ago

      That is the most extensive rum drinks list I've ever seen!

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      ManojBala 6 years ago

      Well written Lens. I like it!

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      jackieb99 6 years ago

      Mmmm...I like rum and Coke. Boring but good.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I am a teetotaller.. but found this lens interesting..

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Very comprehensive. My favorite rum item is my sisters best in the whole wide world fruitcake!

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      Amy Fricano 6 years ago from WNY

      WOW. I had no idea there were so many. Yummy. Thanks for a great recipe lens.

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      Mary Norton 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Something to try. Rum and coke would be about what I would try.

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      WriterBuzz 6 years ago

      This is a great lens. Thanks for making it. Very informative. I gave you a thumbs up

      cause I like your lens.

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      CelebStyle LM 6 years ago

      Yum Rum! my kind of lens!

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      italianizeyours 6 years ago

      Great page. You have a lot of good ideas here. I want to try the Pumpkin Pie.

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      WindyWintersHubs 7 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Rum is my favorite and my hubby makes the best "Pina Colada." I will have to try Malibu Rum. Thanks for all of these great recipes! Have a great summer! :)

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      smange lm 7 years ago

      I'm sitting here with a bottle of rum and a handful of obscure ingredients. This page is my new best friend. :)

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Rum is a great part of the cocktail. My favorite cocktail with it is navy grog. It's very delicious.

      Although sometimes I take some new rum recipe and test it. There are plenty of great ones.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Rum is a great part of the cocktail. My favorite cocktail with it is navy grog. It's very delicious.

      Although sometimes I take some new rum recipe and test it. There are plenty of great ones.

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      Lizblueberry 8 years ago

      Love rum Drinks!! Nice recipes. Can I suggest that you might want to add some colorful photos as I did in my Pina Colada Lens?

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      recently had a drink called the bucket at the Rock in Auburn Washington. was told it contained 5 different rums...would love to have the recipe as I don't live in Washington..

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      dark rum,151 rum bicardi rum,captain morgan rum, triple sec, passion juice, manago juice lime,cherries,slice orange