Christmas is here! And what better way to celebrate the holiday season than by sipping on a delicious Christmas cocktail with rum?
Although many of us associate rum with Tiki drinks and summer cocktails, it is also really popular for the holidays.
One of the most popular types of Christmas drinks with rum are eggnog and hot toddies.
Eggnog was originally made with hard cider or wine, but when people discovered that it tasted much better with rum they started adding it to their recipe.
Hot toddies were also traditionally made with wine, but again switched over to using rum because it tastes so good!
Read on for 10+ amazing easy Christmas cocktails with rum that will wow the guests at your next holiday party.
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There are so many different types of Christmas cocktails that use rum for this holiday season, and there’s something perfect for everyone.
The best thing is that you can make these drinks in the comfort of your own home!
Whether you want to try out new recipes or just have some holiday fun with family and friends, rum will certainly give you a festive time this year!
This list includes Christmas cocktails made with spiced rum, white rum and even coconut rum. In general you can use whichever rum you want for your festive cocktail. but bear the following in mind:
You can use any type of rum, but white rums are great because they’re not as sweet as dark rums.
Coconut rum is another great option if you want to add coconut flavors into your Christmas beverage and it is great for Christmas Tiki drinks.
Tiki cocktails are typically fruity, strong, and served in large glasses or vessels. They can be made with any type of liquor but rum tends to work best because it has such good flavors that mix well together.
We often don’t think of them as Christmassy but you can get really inventive with rum drinks as you will see below.
Christmas Cocktails With Rum
We often associate rum with summer cocktails but these holiday rum drinks will have you dreaming of a white Christmas before you know it.
This bubbly drink takes the best of a mojito and combines it with Prosecco or champagne for a delicious holiday cocktail.
This fun and fruity alcoholic Grinch Drink is the perfect cocktail recipe for your upcoming Christmas holiday party!! Made with rum, schnapps, OJ, and Blue Curacao.
Jack Frost Winter Cocktail
This Jack Frost Winter Cocktail recipe is so festive, pretty, and delicious!
It tastes like a piña colada, but Blue Curacao and sweet shredded coconut give it that fun wintery look.
A perfect holiday drink that takes only minutes to whip up!
Coconut Rum Eggnog (Dairy-Free)
Homemade Dairy Free Coconut Rum Eggnog is a festive holiday beverage that’s been in my family for decades, but has recently undergone a contemporary, plant-based makeover with better-for-you ingredients. It's free of dairy, gluten and refined sugar -- and absolutely delish!
Hot Apple Cider Buttered Rum Cocktails
Hot Apple Cider Buttered Rum is an easy to make Christmas Cocktail with rum that everyone loves. It is is easy to make and perfect for the holidays.
Tom and Jerry Christmas Cocktail Recipe
This warm Tom and Jerry Cocktail punch is an old fashioned recipe perfect for Christmas! It's made with homemade batter, rum, and brandy.
Christmas Punch Recipe
This rum infused Christmas punch with vitamin-rich winter fruits is perfect for serving to a crowd.
Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail Recipe
This Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail is an easy bright and festive drink recipe! It's sparkly and flavored with lime and garnished with mint
Orange spice vegan coquito
You will love this thick and creamy vegan coquito recipe!
A vegan version of spiked Puerto Rican coconut eggnog with some added orange spice. This is an amazing holiday cocktail with rum!
RumChata Coconut Snowflake Cocktail
This RumChata cocktail is creamy and minty with an island twist! Shaken, not stirred – it’s both frosty and heart warming. Playful and elegant. The tastiest Christmas cocktail from Hawaii to the North Pole.
Sparkly Rum and Cranberry Cocktail
This pretty rum cocktail is a delicious Christmas cocktail with rum and the classic holiday flavor - cranberry.
Holiday Cocktails Made With Rum – Final Thoughts
As the holidays approach, it’s time to get your menu together.
One of the best ways to do this is by creating some delicious cocktails!
Whether you want an easy drink for a group or something more complicated and festive, Christmas drinks with rum are perfect for any occasion.
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