We tapped our DrinkWire contributors to come up with their favorite summer rum recipes, and these are five examples of why we can’t get enough of rum this year.
This boozy summer treat is perfect for a hot day. Get a double dose of coconut with coconut gelato and coconut rum, with roasted pineapple rum syrup to mellow out the sweetness. This creamy ice-cold indulgence is a drink you’ll want to order over and over again.
It’s a huge misconception that rum cocktails are always sweet. This summer cocktail uses habanero syrup for an extra kick with a cucumber garnish to cool you down. This is one diplomat you’ll definitely want to be friends with.
A great tropical drink will transport you (at least for the duration of happy hour) to your favorite beach. This sipper uses two types of rums and lime, passion fruit, and allspice to make this Tiki-style tipple a real crowd pleaser.
The best thing about summer is all the amazing produce available. This rum cocktail uses a shrub made from colorful heirloom cherry tomatoes and fresh mint for amazing freshness. Inspired by the Mojito, this summer twist is sure to become a standard in your cocktail rotation.
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