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    The 25 BEST Rum Cocktails (Rum Drinks)

    Ah, nothing says delicious like Rum Cocktails! From the minty Mojito, yummy Daiquiris and tropical Pina Colada, all these drinks have great flavors with everyone’s favorite rum!!

    We want to help you make the most of these summer days with our collection of favorite rum cocktail recipes.

    Whether you’re looking for something classic or something more creative, we have you covered!

    Get ready to whip up these tasty and fresh drinks with bold tastes – we promise they won’t disappoint!

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    Rum Cocktails:

    1. Mojito

    A refreshing and delicious Mojito is one of the best summertime rum cocktails!

    It’s super easy to make at home. Just mix white rum, fizzy soda, tart lime, and fresh mint leaves. Make this fancy-looking drink for your next summer party to cool everyone off.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    2. Strawberry Daiquiri

    Are you a strawberry fan? Then try making this super refreshing Strawberry Daiquiri! It’s a thick, slushy cocktail that is absolutely delicious and super quick to make.

    The berry and rum flavors complement each other so perfectly!

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    3. Bahama Mama

    Missing the beach? Make this Bahama Mama cocktail instead to be transported back to your favorite tropical paradise!

    This super refreshing cocktail will make you fall in love with its perfect mix of fruit juices and rums.

    Get the Recipe @ willcookforsmiles

    4. Mai Tai Cocktail

    This traditional Mai Tai is a favorite cocktail in Hawaii, and we are sure it will be your favorite cocktail, too!

    This rum-based cocktail has amazing flavors and an addictive punch. Make this island vibes drink at home, and serve it in individual glasses or in a huge bowl for a crowd!

    Get the Recipe @ plaitingsandpairings

    5. Piña Colada

    Make your summer delicious and refreshing by making yourself this tropical cocktail, Piña Colada!

    This classic Puerto Rican cocktail is made with only 4 ingredients and a blender. The end result is a super boozy frozen treat that you will love!

    Get the Recipe @ willcookforsmiles

    6. Long Island Iced Tea 

    This Long Island Iced Tea is the ultimate cocktail. It’s a famous cocktail for a reason.

    Made by mixing five different liqueurs with lemon juice and cola, you can easily customize this recipe and make your own. Make this super boozy cocktail for your next party to make everyone happy!

    Get the Recipe @ supergoldenbakes

    7. Mermaid Rum Punch

    Make your guests swoon with this ocean-blue tropical frozen cocktail. It’s an easy blend of lemonade, coconut, white rum, banana, and blue curacao.

    This Mermaid Rum Punch will be one of your go-to frozen rum cocktails!

    Get the Recipe @ livinglocurto

    8. Rum Runner

    Make a classic tiki cocktail with this Rum Runner to get the best island vibes.

    It’s a super fun, refreshing cocktail for both relaxing and entertaining, and it contains both white and dark rum, fruit liqueurs, and fruit juices. It will definitely be the star of your summer events!

    Get the Recipe @ nospoonnecessary

    9. Rum Punch

    This Rum Punch is a perfect contender for a classic crowd-pleaser. Spice it up with an orange wedge and maraschino cherry!

    To make this bright and cheerful cocktail, measure everything, combine all the ingredients in a punch bowl, and serve. It’s super easy and fun to make!

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper

    10. Summer Sangria with Rum

    Serve this gorgeous Summer Sangria with Rum at your next pool party or barbeque, and impress everyone with this refreshing drink!

    The combination of wine, rum, summer fruits, and lime soda is just amazing and sure to be enjoyed at any event. Try it, and it will become your summer tradition!

    Get the Recipe @ kitchenconfidante

    11.  Coquito 

    Coquito is a very popular Porto Rican holiday creamy cocktail, but don’t worry. You don’t have to wait for a holiday to make one.

    This traditional cocktail is made with cream of coconut, rum, cinnamon, nutmeg, and more. Blend it all together and keep it in the fridge to chill, and that’s it! Always serve this thick and creamy Coquito super chilled.

    Get the Recipe @ thenovicechefblog

    12. Hawaiian Martini

    This Hawaiian Martini full of pineapple, orange, and coconut flavors will take you straight to a Hawaiian beach!

    You just need four easy ingredients: vodka, coconut rum, triple sec, and pineapple juice. Give it a good shake, and it’s ready to serve! Make it fancy with a pineapple wedge and cherry.

    Get the Recipe @ crazyforcrust

    13. Cuba Libre

    This Cuba Libre is another delicious Cuban cocktail. It’s an upgrade to your classic Rum and Coke that adds tart lime juice to it to balance the flavors.

    This Cuba Libre is best enjoyed chilled and served over a lot of ice with lime wedges.

    Get the Recipe @ shakedrinkrepeat

    14. Watermelon Coconut Rum Punch

    This Watermelon Coconut Rum Punch is a must for any summer event. It’s a super refreshing beverage that everyone will enjoy.

    Mixing rum with fresh fruit always delivers delicious tropical flavors, and this rum punch is no exception. It will be your new go-to summer cocktail recipe, for sure!

    Get the Recipe @ delightfulmade

    15. Hurricane Cocktail

    Meet the classic Hurricane Cocktail and its fantastic taste! It’s one of our favorite rum cocktails for good reason.

    One sip of this divine drink, and you will feel like you are on your favorite beach. It’s made with a variety of rums and plenty of fruit juices to make it so amazing!

    You can make it a single drink or scale it up for your crowd. All instructions are included!

    Get the Recipe @ thechunkychef

    16. Hot Buttered Rum

    This Hot Buttered Rum is a special holiday cocktail. It’s super simple to make, and once you have the batter ready, it literally comes together in seconds.

    It’s made with rum, butter, sugar, ice cream, and warm spices, and it tastes just like a warm apple fritter! This recipe makes batter for 50 drinks, so it’s great for fall and winter parties. Plus, it’s freezer friendly, so you can sip on this delight anytime!

    Just give this Hot Buttered Rum a sure try…

    Get the Recipe @ bellyfull

    17. Hemingway Daiquiri

    If you like daiquiris, then you will love this Hemingway Daiquiri. It’s a great twist on the original cocktail.

    This treat for your taste buds is made with white rum, maraschino liqueur, grapefruit juice, and lime juice. You will love every sip of this cocktail!

    Get the Recipe @ shakedrinkrepeat

    18. Rum Swizzle Cocktail

    Rum Swizzle Cocktail is the national drink of Bermuda, and if you have never tasted this drink, then you’re in for a delicious surprise!

    This cocktail consists of a perfect blend of rum, bitters, and refreshing fruit juices, making everything super tasty.

    Just follow these helpful tips to make it perfect. You will love this Rum Swizzle for sure!

    Get the Recipe @ dishesdelish

    19. Pineapple Basil Rum Cocktails

    This Pineapple Basil Rum Cocktail is definitely a recipe to keep on hand.

    It’s a light, refreshing, and fruity drink made with just five easy ingredients. It’s so amazing that you’ll be making this cocktail all time!

    Make this cocktail for backyard parties or get-togethers, and wow everyone!

    Get the Recipe @ thetoastedpinenut

    20. Dark and Stormy Cocktail

    This Dark and Stormy Cocktail is perfect for summers, happy hours, dinner parties, or whenever.

    Making this amazing cocktail takes two minutes and three easy ingredients: ginger beer, dark rum, and ice.

    You don’t need any cocktail-making skills, so it’s a win-win recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    21. Malibu Sunset

    Malibu Sunset is the best rum cocktail recipe to enjoy all year long with your loved ones.

    It’s very easy to make and made with a classic blend of orange and pineapple juice, coconut rum, and a hint of grenadine, which makes this drink magical.

    You will love these unforgettable flavors from paradise!

    Get the Recipe @ berlyskitchen

    22. Jungle Bird Cocktail

    This Jungle Bird Cocktail is another classic tiki bar cocktail recipe known for its perfect balance of flavors.

    This sweet cocktail is made with pineapple and lime juice mixed with a hint of Campari for a bitter taste that balances everything amazingly.

    Try it, and it will soon become your new favorite summertime cocktail!

    Get the Recipe @ simplywhisked

    23. Painkiller Cocktail

    This Painkiller Cocktail will definitely be true to its name and become a new favorite, too!

    It’s super simple to make. Mix rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and cream of coconut with ice, give it a good shake, strain, and serve with sprinkled ground nutmeg on top, and it’s done!

    You will love this yummy tropical cocktail.

    Get the Recipe @ theblondcook

    24. Creamy Root Beer Rum Cocktail 

    If you love to experiment with your drinks, then this Creamy Root Beer Rum Cocktail is just for you.

    It tastes exactly like an adult version of a root beer float and takes only three ingredients to make!

    So what are you waiting for? Try this cocktail tonight, and enjoy it with your loved ones.

    Get the Recipe @ tornadoughalli

    25. Rum Sour

    We’re wrapping up our splendid list of Rum Cocktail Recipes with a spectacular Rum Sour cocktail.

    There are many ways to make an amazing rum sour, but this one is the best! It’s a well-balanced and delicious cocktail that everyone will enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ littlesugarsnaps

    We hope you enjoy these Rum Cocktails as much as we do. They’re all so refreshing and delicious.

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    25 BEST Rum Cocktails

    This collection of refreshing Rum Cocktail Recipes is sure to help you beat the heat in style this summer!


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