Rum was first created by means of fermentation on the excess amount of molasses produced during the entire sugar refinery process. Since anything relating to rum is pure delicious, we have brought you 7 of the best rum cocktails and drinks that any ardent rum enthusiast would want to make or even taste once before he dies. A lot of the essential rum cocktails involve abundance of fresh fruits combinations with the beautiful rum.
This is the most common drink made out of rum worldwide. With the perfect amount of rum, just 4 squirts of lemon, a little bit of syrup and some crushed ice you get a good refreshing glass of daiquiri that could cool down any summer heat..This is the most basic of all and if not this rum cocktail then no other.
With more taste variations than any other cocktail, Mai tai is a crowd pleaser. It requires a mixture of white rum, lime juice, orange Curacao and Orgeat syrup. This is poured over the crushed ice and then the dark rum is added on top with mint leaves as garnish.
This drink is any coconut lover’s delight. Consisting of light rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice strained into a glass with shredded ice, the Pina colada is a summertime cocktail.
Hot buttered Rum—
This is the creamiest form of drink you’ll ever taste in rum. All the powdered ingredients like cinnamon, allspice, brown sugar, nutmeg are put in the bottom of an Irish coffee mug and mixed well. After that, add light rum, vanilla and hot, melting butter into the mug and simply mix it all up to get that thick texture of rum with butter. Serve hot. This is a must –taste item.
Frozen Rum Runners—
Again a cocktail involving fresh fruits combination, this rum holds a dear place in the heart because of all the memories of the soldiers and war attached to it. It was discovered when soldiers brought back this light and fruity mixture of light and dark rum with other liqueurs also added in a bootlegged form. It requires light rum, dark rum, banana liqueur, blackberry brandy, orange-pineapple-lime juice mix with a dash of grenadine in the end.
Smoky cardamom Cuba Libre—
Basically it’s your white rum and coke in a nutshell. First you mix those two well and then add a little lime juice to enhance tastes. Sometimes if necessary, chillies are added for a little bit of spice which is again a must-have.
Dark and stormy—
This yet another editor’s pick when it comes to rum cocktails. After a long tiring day of work, this drink is best to unwind. With only dark rum and ginger beer playing the main roles alongside a little bit of lime juice, this is the perfect way to call it a day.