World Rum Day is almost here

World Rum Day on the 8th of July is a celebration of one of the most versatile and beloved spirits on the planet. With its rich history and wide variety of flavors, rum offers endless possibilities for creating delicious cocktails. On this special occasion, let’s raise our glasses and explore three tantalizing rum cocktail recipes that are sure to delight your taste buds. Whether you prefer a refreshing tropical blend or a sophisticated sipper, these cocktails will transport you to a state of pure rum-induced bliss.

Classic Mojito: Ingredients:

  • 2 oz white rum
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 6-8 fresh mint leaves
  • Club soda
  • Crushed ice
  • Lime wedges and mint sprigs (for garnish)


  1. In a sturdy glass, muddle the mint leaves with the lime juice and simple syrup.
  2. Fill the glass with crushed ice and pour in the rum.
  3. Stir gently to combine the ingredients.
  4. Top off with club soda and garnish with lime wedges and mint sprigs.
  5. Give it a gentle stir and enjoy the invigorating flavors of this classic rum cocktail.

Piña Colada: Ingredients:

  • 2 oz rum (preferably aged rum)
  • 2 oz pineapple juice
  • 2 oz coconut cream
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Pineapple slices and maraschino cherries (for garnish)


  1. In a blender, combine rum, pineapple juice, coconut cream, and crushed ice.
  2. Blend until smooth and frothy.
  3. Pour the mixture into a tall glass.
  4. Garnish with pineapple slices and maraschino cherries for an added tropical touch.
  5. Sip and transport yourself to a sunny beach paradise with this luscious piña colada.

Dark ‘n Stormy: Ingredients:

  • 2 oz dark rum
  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • Lime wedge (for garnish)


  1. Fill a highball glass with ice cubes.
  2. Pour in the dark rum and lime juice.
  3. Top it off with ginger beer.
  4. Stir gently to combine the flavors.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge.
  6. Take a sip and savor the bold and spicy taste of this classic rum cocktail.

World Rum Day is a perfect opportunity to indulge in the diverse and delightful world of rum cocktails. From the zesty freshness of the classic Mojito to the creamy tropical escape of the Piña Colada and the bold kick of the Dark ‘n Stormy, these cocktails showcase the versatility and complexity of rum. So, grab your shakers, gather your friends, and raise a glass to the spirit that has been enjoyed for centuries. Cheers to World Rum Day and the joyous celebrations it brings!