by XuCharles on May 27, 2023
Rum Runner is a tropical cocktail with a fascinating history. It originated in the Florida Keys during the Prohibition era when rum smuggling was rampant. The cocktail combines rum, blackberry liqueur, banana liqueur, and fruit juices to create a deliciously fruity and refreshing drink. Served over ice and garnished with a citrus slice, the Rum Runner is a beloved choice for those seeking a taste of the tropics.
1 oz. dark rum
1 oz. light rum
1 oz. banana liqueur
1 oz. blackberry liqueur
1 1/2 oz. pineapple juice
1/2 oz. lime juice
Splash of grenadine
Pineapple wedge, for garnish
Blackberries, for garnish
Add 4 to 5 cubes of ice to a shaker then pour in rums, liqueurs, pineapple juice, lime juice, and grenadine.
Shake until chilled through then strain into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with pineapple and blackberries and serve.
Cocktails are best enjoyed right after making and do not work as a make-ahead drink because the soda will go flat.
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