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Patriotic rum cocktail recipe

4th of July Rum Cocktail Recipe

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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course cocktails
Servings 2 cocktails
Calories 356 kcal

what you'll need

  • 5 oz dark rum
  • 2 oz lime juice
  • 4 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp grenadine
  • 1 tsp triple sec
  • 1 cup ice cracked
  • orange slice
  • maraschino cherry

let's do it

  • Combine rum and brown sugar in a cocktail shaker then stir until brown sugar has dissolved completely.
  • Pour remaining liquid ingredients into shaker then add ice. Shake or stir vigorously then strain into prepared glasses with fresh ice.
  • Garnish with maraschino cherries and a fresh wedge of orange.

One Last Thing

Looking for a lighter version of this drink? Switch the spiced rum for light rum or add a splash of club soda to curb the sweet flavor.


Calories: 356kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.02gSaturated Fat: 0.002gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.002gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 15mgPotassium: 131mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 40g
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