Winter rum cocktails are the perfect way to warm up during the colder months. These cocktails are made with rum, a spirit that is often associated with tropical drinks. However, when combined with seasonal flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg, and citrus, rum becomes the star ingredient in cozy and comforting cocktails.
If you enjoy sipping on warm drinks while snuggled up by the fire, then these cocktails are definitely for you. These winter drinks are perfect for anyone who loves the taste of rum and wants to try something new and exciting. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or just looking for a way to unwind after a long day, these cocktails are sure to hit the spot. So, grab your favorite mug, put on your coziest sweater, and let’s get mixing!
If you are searching for a cozy libation to pair with fireside snuggles, look no further. The Black & Vanilla is a rich and sweet hot cocktail with the perfect amount of spice. The drink's serving temperature combines with its comforting coconut milk, amber rum, and mint flavor blend to warm you from the inside out.
The Spiced Apple Tiki Smash is the perfect drink to combat glum and dreary weather. Pineapple juice, cider, and rum come together to create a surprisingly wintery flavor with spice, lightness, and cheer. This cocktail is perfect for holiday parties. It brings interest, being a little outside the traditional winter cocktail box. Tiki Smashes also famously utilize multiple types of rum, which will surely put your guests in a festive mood.
Also known as a Rum Moscow Mule, a Rum and Ginger beer offers ultimate refreshment through ingredients like white rum and lime juice. It sounds more like a summer cocktail than one to break out for the holidays, but the spiced syrup brings winter vibes.
Hot Buttered Rum is ideal for keeping warm on a frigid night. It uses dark rum, nutmeg, vanilla, butter, brown sugar, and more to closely hug the senses. This drink has brought warming cheer to people for hundreds of years! This recipe makes enough to fill four mugs, making it perfect for a small gathering to watch your favorite Christmas movies or wrap gifts with friends. You can also easily tamper with the alcohol level of each drink by adding more or less hot water so each guest can customize it.
Here is another cocktail that transforms a traditionally summery refreshment into frosty perfection. Winter spice favorites, like cinnamon, clove, and star anise, mix with spiced rum and Spanish liqueur to bring an entirely new essence to the club soda, mint, and lime juice base. The liqueur and syrup in this cocktail are heavy in vanilla and caramel flavors. Each element plays a critical role in bringing winter to Winter Mojitos.
Impress everyone at your holiday bash by serving Winter Daiquiris to guests in cocktail glasses with crumbled cinnamon sticks atop the rum, clementine, and maple concoction. This drink is as delectable as it is gorgeous. Clementines are in peak season from late fall into early winter, placing them perfectly in this Christmas-time cocktail. The Winter Daiquiri is also simple enough that green bartenders can give them a go.
Here is another welcome twist on the traditionally summery daiquiri. It uses lime with vanilla and spices to warm up the flavor and tailor it to winter months. It makes a great holiday party drink because it will catch people's attention, and you can easily alter the recipe to highlight different flavors.
With a nickname like "liquid brownie batter," you can't go wrong! This cocktail is a luscious version of a timeless winter favorite. It's essentially a beautifully-crafted spiked hot chocolate. It's a simple, easy recipe with minimal ingredients. Dark brown sugar and cocoa powder elevate Hot Buttered Rum's inherent richness.
This fun play on Sex on the Beach follows Winter Sunshine Rum with a coconut cream base that looks positively frosty. It's the ultimate holiday party drink. If the bright flavors and pretty presentation don't get your guests to smile, the name sure will!
14 Winter Rum Cocktail Recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Warm up this winter with a cozy and delicious rum cocktail.