We like cocktails of all shapes and sizes. Long drinks, shorts drinks, fizzy drinks, fruity drinks, and everything in between. However, of all the experimenting we do (always enjoyed in moderation, obviously), rum does not usually make its way into the mix. Especially rums of the spiced persuasion. Perhaps, the memories of high school Friday nights gone awry are still too fresh in our minds. To this day the saccharine sweet mix of cola and the good captain still gives us memories of that one night in Tortuga. So, lest we wake our inner Jack Sparrows, we usually shy away.
But, are we missing out on something? Perhaps. In our house, we are very much of the opinion that you are doing yourself a great disservice to not go back and revisit things every once in a while. Sometimes, re-interpreting things, or tweaking one or two small ingredients can make all the difference in the world. So, forget all your preconceived ideas on the limits of this spicy little beverage and give it a chance. Seriously, it's endorsed by pirates. How can it not be good??
- 2 oz captain morgan® original spiced rum
- 1/4 fresh orange
- 1/2 oz lemon juice
- 1/2 oz lime juice
- 2 oz lite coconut milk
- 3 oz pineapple juice
- 1 oz simple syrup
In a cocktail shaker, add rum and orange. Muddle together for 30-40 seconds. Add remaining ingredients. Shake vigorously without ice for 40-50 seconds. Strain into cocktail glass over ice. Garnish with orange slices. Serve immediately.
captain morgan citrus squeeze punch
( for a crew of 30 )
- 2 (750 mL) bottles captain morgan® original spiced rum
- 15 oz. orange curaçao
- 1 (59 oz.) carton orange juice
- 15 oz. fresh lemon juice
- 7 oz. almond syrup
Combine all the ingredients in a large punch bowl. Stir well and ladle punch into glass. Garnish with an orange slice, a lemon slice, a lime slice, citrus peels and/or a mint leaf.