15 Easy Rum Drinks to Make at Home

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When you think of rum, do tropical, fruity drinks immediately come to mind? Possibly something you wish you were sipping right now with your feet in the sand? The spirit is definitely the base for so many of those cocktails, but you don’t have to be on vacation to enjoy them. Daiquiris, tiki drinks, and mojitos all make for extra-fun happy hour choices. Beyond them, too, there are endless opportunities to dust off your bottle of rum and shake up something at 5 o’clock. Here are 15 of our best rum drinks.

The Hemingway Daiquiri

Unlike daiquiris that suffer from excess, cloying sweetness, this timeless one finishes nice and dry.
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Classic Mojito

You can’t talk about rum without talking about mojitos. Here is how to make the very best one.
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The Hint of Spring

Don’t wait until spring to enjoy this blackberry, sage, and rum cocktail — it’s perfect any time of year.
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Gramps’ Rum Old Fashioned

This is how Miami makes an Old Fashioned. (They use rum.)
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The Beachcomber Cocktail

This tiki drink is sweet and citrusy, thanks to maraschino liqueur, orange liqueur, and lime juice.
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Budget Pitcher Sangria

This easy, affordable recipe for red wine sangria includes ingredients all sourced from Costco.
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Puerto Rican Coconut Rum Punch (Coquito)

Coquito is Puerto Rican coconutty eggnog, which is just as frothy and rich, but made with coconut cream, vanilla, cinnamon, and rum.
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The XYZ Cocktail

This three-ingredient cocktail is as simple as it gets — and you probably already have what you need on hand.
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Strawberry Mojito Pitcher

This refreshing pitcher of strawberry mojitos is the perfect answer for a hot day.
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The Blueberry Rum Smash

If you can’t get ahold of fresh blueberries, frozen berries that have been thawed work just as well.
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Campari Mojito for One

Adding a splash of Campari to your mojito lends bitter complexity that can’t be beat.
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White Wine, Rum & Apple Cider Pitcher Cocktail

A box of white wine is the secret to this dangerously drinkable rum punch.
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Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

A frozen strawberry daiquiri is a great way to enjoy strawberries at their sweetest — not to mention, it’s a perfect way to cool down this summer.
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