Rum is a most versatile of spirits, conjuring up images of soft sandy beaches and the distant strains of calypso…the perfect summertime tipple. There are a variety of different types of rum available - white rum, dark rum and spiced rum to name perhaps the three most popular varieties - and each of these will bring a different quality to a finished cocktail recipe. This collection of some of the best rum cocktail recipes provides plenty of inspiration for cocktail parties, apéritifs or just a summertime drink.
Learn how to make a mojito in next to no time with Adam Gray’s classic Mojito recipe; packed with fresh lime and mint and lashings of spiced rum, this is an evocative, refreshing drink perfect for balmy evenings. Anna Hansen offers a fragrant spin on this cocktail classic with her Rose mojito recipe, or for a refreshing festive cocktail try Marcus Eaves’ Mulled wine cocktail, mixed with ginger ale and dark rum.