As a bartender, I've seen it all. From the sweetest of drinks to the most potent of shots, I've mixed them all. But there's one cocktail that always stands out – the Coffee Rum Cocktail. This drink is a perfect blend of two of the most popular beverages in the world.
The rich, bold flavor of coffee is perfectly balanced with the smooth and sweet taste of rum. It's a drink that's perfect for any occasion, whether you're enjoying it in the morning or sipping it late at night.
The Coffee Rum Cocktail is a drink that's been around for decades, and it's easy to see why. With its simple yet delicious blend of flavors, it's a drink that's perfect for anyone who loves a good cocktail.
But with so many variations out there, it can be tough to know which recipe to choose. That's why I've put together a list of the best Coffee Rum Cocktail recipes out there.
Whether you're looking for a classic recipe or something with a twist, there's something for everyone on this list. From the traditional Espresso Martini to the unique Spiced Rum Coffee Cocktail, these recipes are sure to impress.
So whether you're a coffee lover, a rum fan, or just someone who loves a good drink, grab a shaker and get ready to mix up some of the best Coffee Rum Cocktails you've ever tasted.
1. Jamaican Rum Coffee Cocktail
The Jamaican Rum Coffee Cocktail is a perfect combination of dark rum, bourbon liqueur, and cold brew coffee. The rich molasses notes of Jamaican rum pair perfectly with the nitrogen-infused black Arabica coffee, creating a frothy and delicious drink.
The addition of coffee liqueur, coffee bitters, and a touch of maple syrup add a complementary sweetness to the cocktail. The rim of the glass is dusted with a mixture of light brown sugar and ground cinnamon, adding a sweet and spicy touch to every sip. This cocktail is perfect for brunch or happy hour, and is sure to impress any coffee lover.
2. Christmas Coffee Rum Cocktail
The Christmas Coffee Rum Cocktail is a delicious holiday drink that combines coffee and rum. Made with Koloa Kaua'i coffee rum, it has a smooth and rich flavor.
The sweetened condensed milk adds creaminess, while the cocoa powder art on top makes it festive. It's perfect for any time of day during the holiday season and is easy to make with simple ingredients. It's a must-try for anyone who loves coffee and rum.
3. Rum Java Float
Looking for a delicious and easy-to-make coffee rum cocktail? Look no further than the Rum Java Float! This grownup treat combines the flavors of coffee, rum, and orgeat syrup for a sweet and balanced taste. While orgeat syrup may not be a common ingredient in your bar, it's easy to find at most liquor stores and adds a subtle almond taste to the mix.
If you don't have any on hand, a touch of Amaretto or almond extract can be used as a substitute. Sugar Island Spiced Rum is the perfect addition to this cocktail, adding a sweet and slightly spicy note. Whether you're celebrating Father's Day or just looking for a delicious cocktail to enjoy, the Rum Java Float is sure to impress.
4. Hawaiian White Russian Cocktail
The Hawaiian White Russian Cocktail is a unique twist on the classic White Russian, featuring Koloa Rum Company's Kaua'i Coffee rum. This smooth and flavorful rum adds a strong coffee taste with hints of caramel, making it a perfect base for this cocktail. The recipe balances the liquors perfectly, using less vodka and doubling up on the coffee rum for a delicious Hawaiian version of the cocktail.
Topped with coconut flakes, this cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a tropical twist on a classic drink. The use of canned coconut milk adds a thick and creamy texture, making it a perfect drink to enjoy on a warm day. Overall, the Hawaiian White Russian Cocktail is a unique and flavorful addition to any cocktail menu.
5. Brazilian Coffee Cocktail
The Brazilian Coffee Cocktail is a creamy and sweet coffee cocktail that's perfect for cooling off on hot summer evenings. This cocktail is made with dark rum and a touch of coconut rum, giving it a tropical twist. The sweetened condensed milk adds a creamy consistency and sweetness that can't be replicated with anything else.
The espresso dust mixed with cinnamon on the rim of the glass adds a great dark coffee flavor to every sip. If you're looking for a refreshing and unique coffee rum cocktail, the Brazilian Coffee Cocktail is definitely worth trying.
6. Pharisee Coffee With Rum
Pharisee Coffee With Rum is a unique and potent coffee cocktail that originated in Germany in the late 19th century. The story behind its creation adds a touch of mischief to this deliciously spiked beverage. The cocktail is made with strong coffee, dark rum, and whipped cream, and is perfect for those who enjoy a little bit of rebellion in their drinks.
The addition of turbinado sugar brings the right amount of sweetness to balance the strength of the potent base. This cocktail is a perfect choice for those who want to add a little bit of fun and excitement to their coffee drinking experience.
7. Hot Rum & Chocolate Coffee
If you're looking for a warm and cozy drink to welcome the fall season, the Hot Rum & Chocolate Coffee cocktail might just be the perfect fit for you. This delicious cocktail combines the rich flavors of coffee, chocolate, and rum with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg to create a delightful and warming drink.
The recipe is easy to follow and can be made in just a few minutes, making it a great option for a relaxing evening at home or a cozy get-together with friends. So, if you're a fan of coffee and rum, be sure to give this cocktail a try and experience the perfect blend of flavors that will warm you up from the inside out.