Cocktail Talk: 4 Rum Punch Recipes to Try Today

Cocktail Talk: 4 Rum Punch Recipes to Try Today

You might’ve mastered how to make punch long ago, but add in some alcohol, and it’ll take a little more effort to make the drink just as tasty. No worries though, this process doesn’t need to be long or difficult. If rum drinks are your jam, try one of these four rum punch recipes, all of which take only a few minutes to make and involve minimal effort.

Add an extra punch of fun (and rum) to your next party or day of relaxation with one of these four palette-pleasing punch recipes.

4 Best Rum Punch Recipes for Summer

Caribbean Rum Punch

You can call this punch recipe by one of two names. According to Kitchen Dreaming, while some refer to this rum punch as Caribbean Rum Punch, others consider it a Rum Runner recipe. If you can’t score the time off or bear the expense of heading all the way to the Caribbean itself, take a quick break, kick up your feet, and sip some Caribbean Rum Punch while you relax.

This dark rum punch recipe is super simple, so you can get settled and sipping in no time. Only taking around five minutes to make, this rum punch merely involves some mixing or stirring. Combine the ingredients below in a pitcher or punch bowl and serve over ice, and you’ve got yourself your own mini Caribbean vay-cay in a cup.

Here’s what’s in a rum punch Caribbean style:

2 ½ cups pineapple juice
2 ½ cups orange juice
1 cup rum
¼ cup dark rum
¼ cup coconut rum
¼ cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons grenadine syrup

    Barbados Rum Punch

    This isn’t your college day hunch punch recipe, but it’s probably just as simple and easy to make. Still a sophisticated but tasty and fun cocktail, this rum punch only requires a few ingredients and the little effort, as you don’t even need to cut any fresh fruit.

    Gather the ingredients below and add them to a stainless steel shaker filled with ice. Then, shake and strain into a Snowfox stainless steel glass to keep it cold, and you’re good to go. (Note: If you’re feeling fancy and want to garnish the drink, use 1 nutmeg and a lime wheel, suggests.)

    1 oz Lime juice
    1 oz Rich simple syrup (2 parts sugar, 1 part water)
    2 oz Aged Barbados Rum
    1 dash Angostura bitters

      Boston Rum Punch

      You don’t need to be from Boston to score both a sweet and sour rum recipe. If you like a mix of flavors in your cocktails, give a Boston Rum Punch a try. Like the others on the list, this fruity drink is quick and easy to make and also rum-based. Check out the short list of ingredients recommended by for this simple punch below:

      Jamaican rum (such as Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaica Rum)
      Lemonade (any brand or kind you’d like)
      1 nutmeg or half a strawberry
      1 orange slice

        Before touching any of the ingredients on the list above, first, fill a shaker with finely cracked ice to begin making your Boston Rum Punch, suggests. Then, add the rum and lemonade to the shaker and shake briefly. Pour the mixture (unstrained) into a pint glass such as an insulated stainless steel pint glass, and don’t forget to top it off with a straw or garnish.

        Banana Rum Punch

        If Malibu rum drinks aren’t your thing and you find yourself leaning towards banana rum drinks instead, Banana Rum Punch is probably just what your taste buds have been waiting for. This uncommon rum cocktail will have your guests going bananas trying to get the recipe. According to Kimberly Sneed of A Night Owl Blog, this combination of banana rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and ginger ale is a crowd pleaser every time.

        Here’s how Sneed suggests it’s done: first, combine your juices with your ginger ale and alcohol. Once you’ve mixed the banana rum, juices and ginger ale together with a few stirs, pour the punch into glasses over ice. Then, top off each drink with one pump of Torani Cherry Syrup. The syrup should sink to the bottom creating an ombre of tropical color. Garnish each glass with orange and lemon slices, and serve away!

        Here’s what’s in a Banana Rum Punch:

        1 cup banana rum
        2 cups orange juice
        2 cups pineapple juice
        2 cups ginger ale
        1 cup Torani Cherry Syrup
        Orange and lemon slices for garnish

          To keep your cocktails colder longer—meaning you don’t have to stand up as much to grab more ice and can stay leisurely sipping your rum punch—pour your punches in a Snoxfox stainless steel cocktail glass. Now that you know how to make rum punch, explore and find yourself some insulated glasses to keep things cool this summer.


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