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Summer Drinks with Rum 2021

Keep Calm and Drink a Bottle of Rum: 11 Easy To Make Rum Cocktail Recipes

It was understood that nothing of a tender nature could possibly be confided to old Barley, by reason of his being totally unequal to the consideration of any subject more psychological than gout, rum, and purser’s stores.

Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

Rum is a grossly misunderstood spirit. A single serving (one and a half fluidic ounce to be just precise) of this liquor can alleviate stress and also contribute to a good night’s slumber. Apart from its calming and warming abilities, it can fight common cold because of its antimicrobial attributes.

It decreases the severity of arthritis and also makes osteoporosis subside by increasing the bone mineral density. If consumed in moderation, it can combat muscle pain. It can potentially manage Alzheimer’s and dementia and can potentially safeguard against cancer. Rum can effectively fight peripheral artery diseases or PADs and thins the blood. It also reduces the probability of cardiac stokes and can potentially increase the life span for up to two to five years.

The most popular summer recipes for rum-based cocktails are presented below.

1. El Yunque

Ingredients

  • Don Q Añejo, 3 oz
  • Lemon juice, 1 oz
  • Grand Marnier liqueur, 0.5 oz
  • Raspberries, a dozen
  • Simple syrup, 1 oz
  • Orange peel twist, one

Preparation

Mix raspberries slowly and turn them into a purée. Add liqueur, rum, lemon juice, ice and simple syrup and shake well before straining the mixture into the martini glass. Put one orange-peel twist for garnish.

2. Reserva Zest

Ingredients

  • Ron Añejo Botran Reserva Blanca, 1 oz
  • Simple syrup, 0.5 oz
  • Vermouth, one capful
  • Ice cubes, half a dozen
  • 7UP, 0.5 oz

Preparation

Add vermouth, Ron Añejo Botran Reserva Blanca rum, ice and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker and shake well. Mix a dash of 7UP prior to serving.

3. Caliche Cali Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • Caliche Rum, 2 oz
  • Fresh lemon juice, 1 oz
  • Agave nectar, 0.25 oz
  • Soda water, one dash
  • Strawberries, two

Preparation

Take a mixing glass and gently muddle the strawberries. Then pour remaining ingredients and add ice. Shake vigorously until it is thoroughly chilled. Strained into a rocks glass pre-filled with ice and place a strawberry for garnish.

4. Dos Maderas Matador

Ingredients

  • Dos Maderas rum, 2 oz
  • Orange Curaçao, 0.5 oz
  • Amaretto, 0.75 oz
  • Orange juice, 0.5 oz
  • Lemon juice, 0.5 oz
  • Angostura bitters, 2 dashes

Preparation

Add all the ingredients in the cocktail shaker pre-filled with ice and shake hard. Put some ice into one old-styled cocktail glass and strain the mixture on top of it.

5. Shellback Caribbean Rum

Ingredients

  • Shellback Spiced Rum, 1.5 oz
  • Grapefruit juice, preferably ruby red, 1 oz
  • Coffee liqueur, 0.25 oz
  • Lemon wedge, one
  • Ginger beer, 3 oz

Preparation

Take some ice in a highball glass and pour all the ingredients over it. Top it with a lemon squeeze and drop it in the drink prior to serving this chilled cocktail.

6. Anywhere is Paradise

Ingredients

  • Novo Fogo Silver Cachaça, 2 oz
  • Simple syrup, 1 oz
  • Fresh lime juice, 1 oz
  • A pair of muddled strawberries
  • Ginger beer, 1 oz

Preparation

As with a traditional caipirinha, muddle the berries and simple syrup in a Mason jar and fill with ice. Add the Cachaça, lemon juice, and ginger beer, then put the lid on and shake or stir before serving.

7. Fiery Passion Mojito

Ingredients

  • Montanya Platino rum, 2.5 oz
  • Mint leaves, muddled, three
  • Passion-fruit puree, 1 oz
  • Simple syrup, one dash
  • One lemon
  • Club soda or seltzer, one splash

Preparation

Infuse the Montanya Platino rum with some habanero and fresh pineapple prior to the preparation of this cocktail. Take a tall rocks glass and muddle the mint leaves before blending with the rum, passion-fruit puree, simple syrup and the extract of one lemon. Stir well and top the drink with one splash of club soda or seltzer before serving.

8. Mount Gay Black and Blue

Ingredients

  • Mount Gay Silver Eclipse rum, 1.75 oz
  • Blackberries, a handful
  • Simple syrup, 0.5 oz
  • Lemon wedges, two pairs
  • Club soda, one splash
  • Mint, half a dozen sprigs

Preparation

Mix the berries and the mint in a cocktail shaker and then add freshly procured lemon juice. Then add rum and ice. Shake well and pour all the ingredients into one tall glass. Add a splash of soda prior to serving. Put lemon and blackberries for garnish.

9. Prichard’s Fine Rum Old Fashioned

Ingredients

  • Prichard’s Fine Rum, 2 oz
  • An orange slice
  • Club soda, 2 oz
  • Cherry, stemmed, one
  • Bitters, one dash
  • Sugar, one teaspoonful

Preparation

Mix sugar and orange in the highball glass and top the mixture with ice. Add club soda, Fine Rum, and bitters; and put a cherry for garnish prior to serving.

10. Bloody Rum Punch

Ingredients

  • Dry red wine, one small bottle
  • Simple syrup, 6 oz
  • Don Q Cristal, one bottle
  • A pair of lemons
  • Lemon juice, 6 oz
  • A pair of oranges

Preparation

Add simple syrup, Don Q Cristal, lemon juice and red wine in the punch bowl. Cut the fruit into thin wheels before adding them to the mixture. Take a pair of bar spoons and stir well while mashing up some amount of pulp in the process. Put it in the fridge for two hours prior to serving.

11. Caliche Cali Coco

Ingredients

  • Caliche Rum, 2 oz
  • Coconut water, 1 oz
  • Don Q Coco Rum, 1 oz
  • Coconut flakes, dry
  • Agave nectar, 0.25 oz

Preparation

Add all the ingredients in the cocktail shaker along with ice and shake until it is well-chilled. Strain the mixture into the rocks glass pre-filled with ice and put coconut flakes as per taste for garnish.