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Spring Rum Cocktail Recipes

Bacardi Rum PunchSpring is officially here! With longer days, fresh produce starting to appear at the farmer’s market, and the warmth of summer just around the corner, it’s time to enjoy spring with lighter, brighter cocktails. These fabulous spring cocktails, courtesy of our friends at Bacardi, makers of fine rums, are just right to welcome in the warmer weather.

Recipes courtesy Bacardi. www.bacardi.com/

 

Raspberry Rum Punch

This Raspberry Punch, made with BACARDÍ Superior, pairs white rum with fruit flavors. Whether gathering friends for a seasonal dinner party or for an early backyard BBQ, punch is a great way to serve a large number of guests.

This recipe calls for simple syrup, which you can make ahead of time. Use equal parts water and granulated sugar and heat in a saucepan until the sugar is dissolved. Cool and store in refrigerator. Simple syrup will stay fresh in the refrigerator for several weeks.

  • 8 Parts BACARDÍ Raspberry rum (or other raspberry-flavored rum)
  • 4 Parts BACARDÍ Superior rum (or other white rum)
  • 6 Parts lime juice
  • 4 Parts cranberry juice
  • 2 Parts club soda
  • 5 Parts simple syrup

Add all ingredients into a punch bowl with plenty of ice. Garnish with lemon wheels.

 

Golden age rum cocktailGolden Age Rum Cocktail

Ready for a classic warm weather cocktail? Try this Golden Age cocktail for a new take on a Daiquiri. Made with white creme de cacao and golden rum, this full bodied recipe is ideal for the transitional weather of spring.

  • 2 Parts Banks 7 Golden Age Rum (or other amber rum)
  • 0.75 Parts Fresh Lime Juice
  • 0.5 Parts White Crème de Cacao

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe.  Garnish with a lime wheel.



Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

RFT co-founder Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. An award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook, Bobbie is editor-in-chief at realfoodtraveler.com.


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