Best Rum Cocktail Recipes

GAYOT's Guide to the Best Rum Cocktails

At-Home Rum Cocktail Recipes

This spirit, derived from fermented and distilled sugarcane juice mixed with molasses, offers a variety of flavors from light and dry to full-bodied, making it a flexible choice for cocktails. Sourced mainly in the Caribbean, nearly every island produces its own version of rum from the Pyrat Cask 1623 in Anguillato Appleton Estate in Jamaicaand each one has its own version of the famous rum punch cocktail.

GAYOT’s list of the best rum cocktail recipes features the other famous rum-based drinks, the mojito and the daiquiri, which allegedly originated in Cubaand also include sugar, the nation’s famous export. Whether you’re looking to impress your friends at a cocktailparty or trying to discover new ways to mix up your favorite spirit, this list includes something for everyone.

1Abuelo Sparkler Cocktail