Rum Runner Cocktail


Rum Runner Cocktail

The Rum Runner is a classic tropical cocktail that originated in the 1950s at Holiday Isle, a Tiki bar in Islamorada, Florida. It features rum, banana liqueur, grenadine, and blackberry liqueur, which gives it a unique flavor profile with hints of tannins.
Over the years, various versions of the Rum Runner have emerged, and no two recipes are exactly the same. Different fruit juices like lime, orange, and pineapple are commonly used, either individually or in combination. The recipe provided here offers a slightly less sweet and more sophisticated take on the cocktail by using lime juice instead of orange and avoiding spiced or coconut-flavored rums.
However, the beauty of the Rum Runner is its versatility, and you are encouraged to customize the drink to your liking. Feel free to experiment with different ingredients and proportions to create a Rum Runner that suits your taste preferences. There's no right or wrong way to make a Rum Runner, as long as you enjoy the final result.

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Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes

Ingredients – What’s in it?

Adjust Servings 1 serving

Instructions – How to make it:

  • Add Lime Juice, Banana Liqueur, Blackberry Liqueur, Grenadine, Spiced Rum and White rum into a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake and strain into your cocktail glass.
  • Then float Dark Rum on top
  • Garnish with orange wheel and a cherry.

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Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin C: 11.6mg

Course Cocktail
Cuisine Beverage