Cooking cocktails based on rum at home
Rum is a fairly strong alcoholic drink, characterized by a rich taste. However, due to the high degree, not everyone can use it in its pure form, because it literally burns the throat. But do not be upset, because you can make cocktails with rum, which amaze with an abundance of tastes and possibilities for displaying your talent as a bartender.
This is one of the most popular alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails in the world. It has a refreshing effect and a very pleasant taste. Not surprising, because the list of its ingredients includes the following components:
- Bacardi rum is white (if this brand is not present, then it can be replaced with any similar product) - 100 ml;
- fresh mint - 15 leaves for 1 glass;
- lime - 2 pcs .;
- sugar syrup - 30 ml;
- Sprite or Schweppes.
Many add apples, cranberries, raspberries and other fruits and berries instead of lime. But this is a retreat, which classic recipes do not tolerate.
To prepare Mojito at home, you should perform the following steps:
- Take a jar or a tall glass and put 15 mint leaves into it. Here, squeeze 1 lime and pour the sugar syrup.
- Cut lime into slices. 3 of them should immediately put in a glass, covered with ice content to the top.
- Fill the ice with white rum (100 ml). Then pour a soda into the tank.
- Now it's time to mix the ingredients and decorate the glass. For decor it is better to use lime and a couple of mint leaves.
Mojito is a refreshing cocktail that perfectly saves in hot weather. If you are not a supporter of alcohol, you can make a soft drink by replacing rum with soda.
This incredibly sweet and gentle cocktail is a favorite drink of many celebrities. A lot of songs were dedicated to him, because the taste of coconut-pineapple food is simply amazing with subtle notes and amazing aroma. However, the recipes of this cocktail are different.
But it is better to adhere to the classic composition of ingredients:
- 50 ml of white bacardi;
- 15 ml dark rum;
- 100 ml of pineapple juice;
- 50 ml of coconut syrup;
- lime juice - 1 tbsp. spoon;
- fresh pineapple - 80 g
To make Pina Colada, you should mix white with dark rum, then add lime and pineapple juice to them.In a container with juice and alcohol (white, dark rum), add coconut syrup and whisk everything thoroughly with a blender. Now it's time to put the ice back on and turn on the blender again.
Also, all the recipes of Pina Colada suggest beautiful decor. These can be whipped cream, pineapple or orange slices, lime, cocktail cherries and much more.
This is a relatively fresh cocktail that pleases exquisite taste. The planter came to us from Latin America and has already managed to win the hearts of millions. This rum-based cocktail is designed to refresh and add strength to the summer heat. At the same time, the recipe of this drink is very restrained, because with an increase in mood and a level of freshness, mind control remains.
The classic recipes of this drink include the following ingredients:
- Bacardi bit of white and dark rum (50 and 50 ml);
- fresh lemon juice (10 ml);
- orange juice -40 ml;
- pomegranate syrup - 5 ml.
Mix rum with juice.Now is the time to add pomegranate syrup. Again, mix the ingredients thoroughly. Only a little remains, because the cocktail is made on the basis of rum and crushed ice. Crush frozen water in a blender and add to drink.
There are more adapted for our country recipes. So, orange juice can be replaced with raspberry or cranberry juice. The taste will be interesting. You can also replace expensive Bacardi with a more budgetary rum.
Do not forget about the elements of decor. Lime, an orange slice or a pineapple slice would be appropriate. As you can see, such a cocktail is easy to prepare at home.
This is a very piquant and delicate cocktail with a rich and bright taste. It is often ordered in bars. But much more pleased with the fact that the Oracabess can easily be prepared right in your home. To create a cocktail you need the following components:
- banana liqueur - 20 ml;
- a little dark rum Bacardi - 40 ml;
- lemon juice - 30 ml.
To make a cocktail, you need a shaker. This device will help to mix all the ingredients with high quality, creating a certain airy texture in a cocktail.Do not forget to add crushed ice to the drink, which is also stirred in a shaker. Only after thoroughly mixing the cocktail, which is based on liquor and rum with juice, can be poured into a glass.
Do not forget about the decor. These can be berries, dessert cherries, lime, etc.
This is an exquisite cocktail, featuring a very delicate and pleasant taste. To make it you need the following components:
- some dark Bacardi rum (20 ml);
- some cream (20 ml);
- Liquor Tripple Sec (15 ml).
Also in this cocktail, it is important not to overdo it with ice. It should be taken exactly 50 g. At first we mix alcoholic ingredients (rum and liquor), pouring cream into them. Now add the ice and again beat everything in a shaker.
This cocktail is very simple to prepare, but it is important to buy liquor purely specific. Therefore, if you could not find exactly Triple Sec, then it is worth making another cocktail. For example, rum cola always looks good. Bacardi can also be replaced by a cheaper equivalent.
This is another cooling cocktail designed to give freshness and vigor. He is especially loved by the fair sex.Therefore, if you are having a party at home, then such a drink is simply destined to be on it. Classic cocktail recipes require these ingredients:
- a little light rum Bacardi - 20 ml;
- as much grapefruit juice;
- Cointreau liquor - 20 ml.
Note, if you do not have pomegranate juice, then you can replace it with another drink. It can be raspberry or other berry juice or cola. However, the taste of the cocktail will be very different.
This is a classic "Rum Cola", familiar to residents of our state. This cocktail is notable for its legendary history and is a reflection of the spirit of freedom reigning in Cuba. The history of the cocktail is very trivial. So, at the end of the 19th century, soldiers from America ordered an unusual combination in one of the Cuban bars: rum + cola + lime (1 slice).
At the same time he drank this mixture with such pleasure that everyone present immediately wanted to try this drink. At the same time in the hall began to sound toasts, glorifying free Cuba. So the name Cuba Libre appeared, having heard that many people understand that this is rum and cola.
For the preparation of Free Cuba you will need the following components:
- Bacardi white rum - 50 ml;
- cola - 120 ml;
- lime - 1 circle.
It is also worth taking a bit of ice (30-40 g) and tubes for cocktails, liquor is not needed.
As you know, the classic recipe has remained unchanged: rum is poured into a glass with ice, then cola. Now is the time to add lime. Done! It remains only to taste the unique taste of freedom. If Bacardi Roma was not found, you can replace it with another white equivalent.
Long Island Ice Tea
This is a famous drink that is in demand in bars around the world. To make it at home you will need the following components:
- vodka - 15 ml;
- for the same amount of gin, bacardi rum and tequila;
- Triple Sec - 15 ml;
- as much sugar syrup;
- lemon juice - 15 ml;
- Coca-Cola - 50 ml;
- Fresh lemon - 10 g (1 lobule).
Take into account that the cocktail is tasty, it is important that the vodka is of high quality, and the liquor is exactly Triple Sec. The only way you get the desired taste.Vodka of the lower grades often gives off alcohol, which affects the aroma and aftertaste.
As you can see, rum cocktails can be made at home. To do this, enough stock up with enough ingredients and a good mood. Now you can treat your guests with delicious drinks.