Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Rum Cocktails

Colony Records

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This fruity and spiced concoction is perfect for holiday entertaining.


  • 2 ounces Cruzan single-barrel rum
  • 1 1/2 ounces grapefruit juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 ounce cranberry syrup*
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: grapefruit twist


  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Garnish with a grapefruit twist.

*Cranberry syrup: Add 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries, 1 cup water and 3/4 cup granulated sugar into a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, and simmer until the cranberries start to burst, about 10 minutes. Fine-strain into a sealable container, discarding the solids, and allow to cool. Cover and store in the refrigerator.