Rum is a distilled alcoholic drink made from sugarcane and its by-products. It is widely used in cocktails and some of the tropical drinks. The best Rum is manufactured in and comes from Carrabin and Latin American countries. It is categorised as light, dark and golden rum, where light rum is commonly used in the cocktails and cooking purposes.
The dark and golden rum are used in direct consumption thought the trend has changed and both are also included in the making of cocktails sometimes. Let’s learn to make some of the best and easy to make drinks adding different flavours to rum. These can be served on an evening get-to-gather, a sizzling party or just gulp around watching a match or a movie.
5 Best Rum Recipes
This cocktail is considered as an authentic Bacardi rum cocktail made up of lime, rum and grenadine. In a shaker take 60 ml light Bacardi rum, 2 tablespoon fresh lime juice and 10 ml grenadine. Add some ice cubes depending on your preferences and shake well till smooth. Serve in a glass; let your taste buds experience one of the best and authentic rum cocktail.
Blue Hawaiian Pina Colada
The Blue Hawaiian Pina Colada is a best tropical cocktail which reveals freshness, exotic flavours and tang which just soothes in your mouth. All you need to make this refreshing drink is half cup pineapple juice, 20 ml rum (any rum would do), 20 ml blue curacao, 20 ml coconut milk cream, few cherries and pineapple wedges to garnish. Mix well all the ingredients in a glass, add ice cubes and garnish with some cherries and pineapple wedges.
The cable car cocktail is made up of spicy rum which has a sour twist in it. Here is how the recipe goes- Mix 45 ml spicy rum, half cup orange curacao and 30 ml fresh orange juice. Pour it in a cool glass quoted with grinded sugar and garnish with orange peel spiral. Serve chilled for the best flavour results. It is a perfect drink for boy’s night out.
The all-time favourite mojito is a tropical drink made from rum. Add 60 ml light rum with 1 cup soda, 2 tablespoon sugar, 2 table spoon lime juice, 10 ice cubes, and 4 sprigs fresh mint and mix until it looks sparkling. Garnish with a mint sprig. Serve chilled with light snacks and enjoy the party.
Planter’s punch is a fruit punch and rum cocktail which is made of two different types of rum. This is a perfect recipe for a party or a hangout with friends. Take 60 ml of both dark and spicy rum, 1 cup of orange juice, 1 cup pineapple juice and mix them well in a blender. Then take 2 table spoon of lime juice and sugar syrup, add this in the blender. Mix 40 ml grenadine and blend the whole liquid with 5-6 ice cubes until the ice melts. Here’s your party drink ready to serve.
Rum based cocktails and drinks are light and easy to digest. You can try them with vivid flavour ideas by mixing your own ingredients and experience a new rum based drink. So , which one are you going to try tonight?