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10 Rum Drinks to Sip This Spring

Spring is finally here, along with the happy sounds of birds chirping and glasses clinking… outside! While winter is wonderful in its own right, we’re super excited to be social outdoors again, with lively conversations and delicious beverages in hand. All of our spirits make great seasonal cocktails, but rum is the one spirit that is always top-of-mind when the temperatures go up. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of 10 rum drinks you can sip on this spring.

SPRING SHOWERS
Ingredients:
- 1.5 oz Rum 44
- 1/2 oz Amaro Montenegro
- 1/2 oz Simple Syrup 
- 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon
- 2 Dashes Peychaud's Bitters

Directions: 
Muddle 3 blackberries with simple syrup. Dry shake and strain the contents over crushed ice. Add a blackberry & lemon peel for garnish.

PINEAPPLE DAIQUIRI
Ingredients:
- 2 oz Rum 44
- 1 oz Pineapple Juice
- 3/4 oz Lime Juice
- 1/2 oz Simple Syrup 

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, then strain contents into a Coupe glass. Add a pineapple & lime peel for garnish.

LAVENDER LEMONADE
Ingredients:

- 2 oz Rum 44
- 1 oz Lemon Juice
- 1 oz Simple Syrup
- 4 Dashes Lavender Bitters

Directions: 
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, then strain contents into a Collins glass with ice. Add a lavender sprig for garnish.

GRAPEFRUIT MOJITO
Ingredients:

- 2 oz Rum 44
- 1 oz Grapefruit Juice
- 3/4 oz Lime Juice
- 3/4 oz Simple Syrup
- 8-10 mint leaves

Directions:
Muddle Mint with simple syrup in a shaker. Add remaining ingredients, then shake with ice. Strain contents into a Collins glass, and top with club soda. Add a mint sprig & grapefruit for garnish.

RUM 44 MULE
Ingredients:
- 2 oz Rum 44
- 1/2 oz Lime Juice
- Ginger Beer
- 4 Dashes Angostura Bitters

Directions:
Add rum, lime and ginger beer to a highball glass with ice, and stir. Add a lime wheel & bitters for garnish.

VERMONT SPRITZ
Ingredients:
- 1 oz Rum 44
- 3/4 oz St. Elder
- 3/4 oz Lemon Juice

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, then strain contents into a flute. Top with sparkling wine. Add a lemon peel for garnish.

AIR MAIL
Ingredients:
- 1 oz Rum 44
- 3/4 oz Lime Juice
- 3/4 oz Honey Syrup
- 2 Dashes Angostura
- Sparkling wine

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, then strain contents into a flute. Top with sparkling wine, and add a lemon peel for garnish.

MAI TAI
Ingredients:

- 1 oz Rum 44
- 1 oz First Run Rum
- 3/4 oz Curacao
- 3/4 oz Lime Juice
- 3/4 oz Orgeat

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Dry shake, then strain contents over crushed ice. Add a mint sprig for garnish.

TRICKSTER
Ingredients:
- 1.5 oz First Run Rum
- 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
- 3/4 oz Honey Ginger Syrup
- 3/4 oz Curacao
- 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, then strain contents over a large ice cube. Garnish with candied ginger.

CAFE SWIZZLE
Ingredients:

- 1.5 oz Vanilla Rum
- 1 oz Coffee Liqueur
- 1.5 oz Coconut cream

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, then strain contents over crushed ice. Garnish with grated nutmeg and espresso beans.

Now that you have some delicious new spring drink recipes up your sleeve, we hope your spring social calendar fills up with good drinks, good times, and really good people. As always, please drink responsibly. Cheers!


Recipe content by Maeghan Phillips. Cocktail photos by Brandon Phillips. Edited by Brianne Lucas and published on March 27, 2022.

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