Last Updated on October 10, 2022 by The Noms
A list of great summer rum cocktails for you ranging from tropical and bright to tiki and dark! Something for the rum lover, or for you!
Rum is a great summer spirit. Great to be mixed as fruity, simple and sweet cocktails! Get a bottle of rum or 2 (light, aged or dark) and you can make a lot of drinks, from a daiquiri to the classic pina colada.
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Here are our top summer rum cocktails for enjoying the season! We have some great ones on this list like sangrias, punches, a Painkiller, mojitos and including the ones we said above! Make sure to check out a lot of summer cocktails on another post, too!
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Summer Rum Cocktails
These Summer Rum Cocktails give great options for everyone! From fruity to herbal to sweet, there is a great rum drink for all!
This Pineapple Express Punch is full of tropical flavors with the rum. We combined cherry brandy and fresh pineapple juice to make this fun sip!
Rum Moscow Mule
This Rum Moscow Mule is a quick switch from the classic with subbing out the vodka for the rum. Makes this a rich and darker sip than the original! Whtie rum is recommended, but I think aged would be lovely in this mix!
Spiked Iced Tea Cocktails
This simple iced tea cocktail is a must make! With the combo of rum and a Pomegranate Raspberry Green Tea, this is a refreshing sip!
This greenish cocktail is made by combining pineapple juice and blue curacao to mimic the Hawaiian waters. This tropical sip will take you away to the islands!
Coconut Mojito Recipe
This Coconut Mojito is a lovely tropical mix of lime, rum, mint and coconut milk. and rich cream of coconut for a great dash of tropical coconut flavor!
White Wine Sangria Recipe with Rum
This White Wine Sangria with Rum is accompanied by fresh fruits including strawberries, green apples, mango and nectarines. A bit of mint, fresh lemon juice and apple juice make for a fresh and fruity sip. This is great on this list of Summer Rum Cocktails because of the ease of entertaining with a pitcher recipe!
This Pineapple Rum Julep is full of flavor and sweetened with molasses! The two certainly play well together in this rich and sweet Julep!
Best Cherry Smash Cocktail Recipe
This Cherry Smash cocktail has the deep flavors of dark rum combined with cherries and fresh lemon juice. This is all topped with ginger beer for some bite and makes this a fun a bubbly sip!
Fresh Watermelon Mojitos
These Watermelon Mojitos are the perfect way to serve up some watermelon at the height of summer fruit! Easy to make and full of flavor, thses summer rum cocktails are a must make!
Passion Fruit Daiquiri
This Passion Fruit Daiquiri is rich and flavorful with passion fruit pulp and juice, orange liqueur, and lime juice with the rum. I can just imagine sipping this on a porch in the summer!
This Bailey's Colada cocktail is full of flavor from adding Irish Cream to a Pina Colada. Makes for a lovely blended summer rum cocktail!
Easy Guava Mojitos
These Guava Mojitos are a lovely combo of fresh lime juice, guava nectar, mint and white rum! Makes for a simple and light sip and make bubbly from soda water!
This Rhubarb Cocktail is super easy to make, and super refreshing! Combining the flavors of rhubarb, lime, rosemary and white rum, this simple sip is so tasty!
This Rum Punch is so easy to make, and is actually a combo of rum and vodka! But the coconut flavors play so well with the lemon soda topping grapefruit and pineapple juices for a great tropical drink!
Mango Tango Drink
This Mango cocktail is made very tasty because of mango nectar and orange juice for the fun orange color! Added to this is coconut rum, triple sec and lime juice for a fun tropical bit of flavor!
Rum Swizzle Cocktail
This Rum Swizzle cocktail is a tropical bit of flavor from orange juice and pineapple juice! Using a split base of dark rum and white rum, and a touch of grenadine and lime juice, this tropical drink is a must make!
This fun blue cocktail is a great tropical drink with the touches of coconut rum, blue curacao, sour mix and ginger beer for a great punch sip! Make it a big batch, and it's the perfect party cocktail!
Strawberry Mojito Recipe
This Strawberry Mojito is a fresh cocktail perfect for sipping all summer long! Topped with club soda for bubbles, this sip is refreshing and light!
Tropical White Sangria
This Tropical White Wine Sangria is a perfect summer sip! Combining dry white wine with rum, strawberries, pineapple and mango, as well as an orange and maple syrup, this delicious light summer drink is perfect for a party!
The Best Caribbean Rum Punch Recipe
This Caribbean Rum Punch is a great entertaining and tropical cocktail! Combining orange and pineapple juices as well as 2 rums with grenadine, this makes for a fun layered and colorful cocktail!
This is basically a fruit salad posting as a cocktail! But the fresh pineapple, blueberries and mint combine with the white rum for a refreshing and fruity sip!
Passion Fruit Mojito Cocktails
This simple Passion Fruit mojito is easy to make, but is elevated because of prepping for making this drink. Passion Fruit ice cubes make this cocktail even more fun by changing up the flavor as they melt!
Frozen Coconut Mojito
This blended cocktail is a frozen coconut mojito! Easy to make, this coconut cocktail is bursting with coconut flavor from cream of coconut as well as coconut rum! With added lime and mint, this is a refreshing and cooling drink!
Watermelon Daiquiri with Basil Recipe
This Watermelon and Basil Daiquiri is just perfect on this list of Summer Rum Cocktails! Watermelon and Basil are such quintessential summer ingredients, so perfect to put them together for this fun pink cocktail!
These Peach Mojitos just scream late summer! I cannot wait to make one of these simple sips with lime juice and mint. Topped with Club Soda, this refreshing and bubbly mojito is a must make!
Easy Summer Cocktail: Frozen Watermelon Daiquiri
These Watermelon Daiquiris are the perfect way to cool off during hot weather! With lime and orange juices added in, this super refreshing blended cocktail is a great option!
Dragon Fruit Mojito
This super simple and beautiful Dragonfruit Mojito cocktail is a must make if you can get fresh dragonfruit. A light pink color, this sip is simple and delightful!
This classic rum cocktail is a must make! With dark and rich flavors, this rum sipper is easy to make and even more fun to drink!
Passion Fruit Mojito
These Passion Fruit Mojitos are easy to make, whether you have passoin fruit puree or fresh passion fruit! With added lime and mint, makes a great tropical sip!
Orange Mojito Recipe
An Orange Mojito sounds delicious and so flavorful! This one is no exception with fresh orange and lime juices, along with mint and white rum.
This Coconut Rum version of the classic Painkiller cocktail is a must make really for all year long, not just summer!
Blackberry Basil Mojitos
Blackberries and Basil just scream summer, as they are so fresh and fun to use! These Mojitos are fresh and such a fun pink color!
This dessert cocktail is a blended Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri that is poured over vanilla ice cream for a creamy and delicious boozy cocktail! Perfect to cool off with!
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Sunday 8th of May 2022
As a Puerto Rican I fully endorse this rum roundup! 😂🤣😂. This is going to be fun drinking my way through this list😂🤣
Sunday 8th of May 2022
Right?! So many tasty drinks on this list! Cheers to that!