Rum Runner Recipe

Feel like the islands with a Rum Runner. Yeh Mon.

  • 1 1/2 oz Malibu rum
  • 1 oz blackberry brandy
  • 3-4 oz orange juice
  • 3-4 oz pineapple juice
  • 3-4 oz cranberry juice

Directions

  1. mix all ingredients in highball glass
  2. add ice

The exact recipe of a Rum Runner is much in dispute. Some people use Gin instead of rum or add Bacardi 151. Occasionally people add sugar or bitters.

Non Sequitur

Alcohol was both a God Send and Devil’s Torment on board naval and pirate vessels. Thanks to Captain Billy Bones in the book, Treasure Island, the alcoholic beverage most associated with pirates is rum. Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented molasses. At one time it was all the rage in the American colonies as well as Caribbean because of its inexpensive means of production. Rum was no the only alcohol on board a ship; beer and wine were also very common.

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