Rum ‘n’ Coke Gummies

Rum 'n' Coke Gummies

You know Vodka Gummy Bears, right? And you know those little cola bottle gummies they sell that taste kind of like cola? And you know rum? You can see where I'm going with this. I recently soaked some gummy cola bottles in rum, using the newer, simpler technique I found for the vodka gummy … [Read more...]

Zolezzi Cocktail

The Zolezzi Cocktail recipe with Midori, blue curacao, vanilla vodka, rum, pineapple juice and Sprite.

The Zolezzi Cocktail has a bit of a story. It was invented by an unknown bartender at Cane's Cantina in San Diego for a couple by the last name of Zolezzi. The couple tweaked the drink for four months until it reached what they considered perfection. This drink features six ounces of liquor … [Read more...]

Rum Sangaree

Rum Sangaree drink recipe, featuring dark rum, Cointreau, ruby port and optional nutmeg.

Recipes for the Rum Sangaree are many and varied. It's a drink from the Antilles that's nearly as old as the United States, and bartenders have been adapting and tweaking it ever since. Some call for light rum, others for dark. Some use lime juice, others an orange liqueur. Most call for Madeira or … [Read more...]

Green Eyes

Green Eyes Drink Recipe: rum, Midori, coconut cream, pineapple juice, Rose's Lime

The Green Eyes Cocktail is inspired by tropical cocktails. To the usual combination of pineapple, coconut, rum and lime, it adds Midori for an interesting twist. The melon notes from the Midori are strong here, but the pineapple is almost equal to it, and the lime helps it all blend into one … [Read more...]

Pilgrim Cocktail

Pilgrim Cocktail Recipe: rum, orange juice, orance curacao, pimento liqueur, lime, Angostura bitters

The Pilgrim Cocktail is a sweet and spicy rum-based cocktail. The most uncommon ingredient in it is the pimento liqueur, which is a traditional Jamaican liqueur which tastes something like cinnamon and nutmeg with a hint of clove. I would describe the flavor of this drink as "spiced orange." … [Read more...]

East India Cocktail

East India Cocktail Recipe: cognac, dark rum, triple sec, pineapple juice, Angostura bitters

There a couple of cocktails called the East India, and this one is cognac based. Now, cognac is pricey and you may feel it's a waste to use it in a cocktail. In this case, however, the cognac is by dar what you're going to taste the most. So if you decide to settle for a brandy, make sure it's one … [Read more...]

Amaretto Colada

Amaretto Colada drink recipe: rum, amaretto, coconut cream, pineapple juice, Angostura bitters

The Amaretto Colada is basically a Piña Colada with the addition of almond liqueur. This adds a rich, sweet, nutty flavor to the traditional pineapple and coconut. Beyond that, there's really no comparison between the two drinks. The pineapple and coconut flavors are present in both, but the … [Read more...]

Caramel Appletini

Caramel Appletini drink recipe: gin, Jolly Ranchers Vodka or Rum, Salted Caramel Vodka or Rum

Reader William Froment sent me this wonderful recipe he created with two of our popular infusions: Jolly Ranchers Vodka (or rum) and Salted Caramel Vodka (or rum). William prefers rum, and yes, vodka and rum are pretty much interchangeable in these infusions. Just make sure the rum or vodka you … [Read more...]

Blackberry Mint Martini

Blackberry Mint Martini recipe: Ten Cane Rum, blackberries, mint, lime

The Blackberry Mint Martini isn't anywhere close to a real martini, since it features rum as its only alcohol. The blackberry and mint flavors are infused into it, and a touch of lime juice and simple syrup are the only mixers. Rum is so often mixed with tropical fruits, so this drink makes … [Read more...]

Hot buttered rum

Hot Buttered Rum recipe: dark rum, butter, cinnamon, lemon

Have you heard the news? Turns out butter is good for you! Okay, it's still high in calories, but it's not clogging your arteries, it's healthier than some of the ingredients in butter substitutes, and if you get grass-fed butter (which is so tasty) it has Vitamin K, which is good for you in many … [Read more...]

Bone Crusher

Bone Crusher drink recipe - Gin, Vodka, Triple Sec, Rum, Grenadine, Lime, Sour Mix, Champagne

The Bone Crusher cocktail combines three white liquors with champagne, grenadine, triple sec and lime. Don't bother breaking out your best champagne - any good, drinkable one (and possibly some nearly undrinkable ones) will work in this cocktail, with all the other ingredients adding to the … [Read more...]

Sitarski cocktail

Sitarski Cocktail recipe - Rum, Lime, Lemon, Grapefruit

The Sitarski cocktail blends three different citrus juices with dark rum and a touch of superfine sugar. The result is tangy yet smooth, with the grapefruit flavor predominating. The citrus juices are mellowed just enough to make them highly drinkable. Enjoy a Sitarski when you want a … [Read more...]