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Cocktails with Rum

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Rum is among the most preferred bases for the preparation of cocktails. There are all sorts of variations - they can be made with fruit juices, lemon, lime, sodas and many others.

Recipes for cocktails with rum are famous worldwide. The glasses they are prepared in need to have thick walls and even thicker bottoms. They can be decorated with pieces of fruit, paper umbrellas or flowers. Served this way, the cocktail is pleasing not only to the taste buds but to the eye as well.

Here are some of the most popular and beloved recipes for cocktails with rum:


Ingredients: 3 1/3 tbsp rum, 12 mint leaves, 1 tbsp powdered sugar, 1 lime, 2/5 cup soda.


Preparation: Place the mint leaves at the bottom of your chosen cocktail glass. Cut the lime into 8 pieces and place them on top of the mint.

Mash well so that the lime releases its juice and combines with the flavorful mint oils. Add the powdered sugar and stir. Also add in the ice, finely crushed. Pour in the rum and soda on top.

Cuba Libre

Ingredients: 3 1/3 tbsp golden rum, Coca-Cola, 1 lime slice, ice.

Preparation: Fill the glass 3/4 of the way with ice cubes. Pour in the rum and fill to the top with the Cola. Squeeze out several drops of lime juice and drop the lime slice in. Serve with a cocktail stirrer.


Ingredients: 1 shot of dark rum, 1 shot of light rum, 1 shot of golden rum, 1/2 shot apricot brandy, 1 dash of sugar syrup, 1/2 shot pineapple juice, ice.


Preparation: Fill a glass halfway with ice. Pour in the ingredients in the order listed and stir. The cocktail can be decorated with lemon, pineapple, mint leaves or lime.

Bikini Martini

Ingredients: 2 tsp vodka (fruit flavored is best), 2 tbsp pineapple juice, 2 tbsp coconut rum, 2 tsp grenadine.

Preparation: Mix the vodka, pineapple juice and rum in a shaker and shake well. Pour into a suitable glass. Slowly add the grenadine in the middle.


Ingredients: 3 1/3 tbsp white rum, 1 2/3 tbsp apple brandy, 1 tsp sweet vermouth.

Preparation: Combine the products in a cocktail glass and mix.



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