Renowned for the superior selection of light-bodied white rums, Bacardi is a brand that needs no introduction. The beverages Bacardi makes are prepared from molasses imported from all over the world and then fermented using a special type of yeast, delivering a variety of tastes and mouthfeel.
Although Bacardi is fantastic on its own, it is even better in cocktails. So, if you’ve got a bottle of Bacardi on hand, you can use it as a base in one of these Bacardi mixed drinks. It’s guaranteed they won’t disappoint.
1. Bacardi Cocktail on the Rocks
You can never go wrong with a classic like this! This boozy drink uses grenadine syrup and lime juice along with Bacardi rum to create the perfect combination of sweet and tart flavors. It’s finished off with some cold sparkling water to give it a slight fizz and garnished with lime slices before serving.
2. Bacardi Cocktail with Bacardi Rum
Use the versatile Bacardi to create this luscious cocktail to impress your guests. The sweet and fruity flavors of this popular drink are combined with grenadine syrup and fresh lime juice to create an elegant drink everyone will love. You can serve it with a maraschino cherry on top, with a sprig of fresh mint, or with a lime twist to enjoy.
3. Bacardi Mojito
This refreshing Bacardi mojito has a combination of sweet, citrus, and herbaceous flavors. You can make this fantastic summer cocktail with Bacardi rum, lime wedges, fresh mint leaves, club soda, and extra-fine sugar. The recipe also comes with variations, so feel free to play around with the ingredient substitutes and quantities to get your desired flavor.
4. Bacardi Rum Punch
This cocktail will transport you to a tropical paradise, without even stepping out of your home. Seriously, it’s that good! You can make this light and refreshing cocktail with a Bacardi rum of your choice and three types of juices — pineapple, orange, and cranberry. Add some grenadine and lime juice, then serve it over ice with a maraschino cherry and an orange slice as garnish.
5. Bacardi Strawberry Daiquiri
Bacardi is truly exceptional in a daiquiri with strawberries. This popular cocktail uses Bacardi rum, frozen and fresh strawberries, simple syrup, and fresh lime juice to create the perfect slushy to wind down after a long day. Garnish it with fresh strawberries and a lime wedge to spruce up your BBQ nights.
6. Blue Devil Cocktail
Make this Blue Devil cocktail with only five ingredients — orange juice, sour and acidic lime juice, confectioners’ sugar, dry, crisp, and clean light Bacardi rum! It’s a delicious tropical drink that everyone at your party will enjoy. It is as easy on the eyes as it is on the tongue and is destined to appeal to all palates.
7. Classic Bacardi Daiquiri
This elegant drink needs only three ingredients to come together — Bacardi white rum, granulated sugar, and lime juice. Add a lemon wedge before serving. It’s simple enough to become your go-to drink for hectic weeknights. The classic drink is also perfect to serve on date nights to impress your significant other or even at celebratory events!
8. Dulce de Leche Cocktail
This recipe is Bacardi’s recreation of a cocktail found in “Guys and Dolls.” You can make this thick, chocolate drink by mixing all the ingredients together in a shaker filled with ice. Then, strain it to get rid of any lumps and serve it in a chilled cocktail glass with a cinnamon garnish and some chocolate shavings to enjoy.
9. 5 Minute Tropical Rum Punch Cocktail
Bring beach vibes to your home with this 5-minute cocktail recipe. The recipe includes directions for both single and pitcher-size servings, so you can either savor it on your own or serve it to friends at a party to give them a boozy treat to remember. Garnish it with fresh pineapple or maraschino cherries to enjoy.
10. Hibiscus Bacardi Rum Punch
This rum punch delivers the most incredible mouthfeel and flavors! It’s the perfect punch to kick off your celebrations on a good note. Simply boil hibiscus leaves and sugar in water, strain over a pitcher, then add in Bacardi and juices. Next, chill it for an hour and serve over ice with a splash of grenadine and an orange slice garnish.
11. How to Make a Creamy Classic Coquito (Coconut Rum Drink)
Use warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove along with a dash of salt in this coconut rum drink to create a creamy concoction of tantalizing flavors. Mix in some cream of coconut with coconut milk, evaporated milk, and condensed milk to give the drink the most amazing richness. Finish it off with coconut-flavored Bacardi and chill before serving!
12. Mango Daiquiri Cocktail
This versatile cocktail is perfect to serve at any time of any day and in any weather. To make, crush ice cubes in a blender, then add Bacardi rum, cubed pineapple, fresh or frozen mango, lemon juice, and water. Blend until you get a thick, slushy-like consistency. Serve this fruity drink in cocktail glasses with a pineapple garnish.
13. Melon and Mint Mojitos
This refreshing cocktail will cool you down on a hot summer day. It’s a flavor-rich drink that uses Bacardi, simple syrup, and lime juice along with honeydew melon, cantaloupe melon, and club soda to create the most amazing flavors. Serve icy cold with a garnish of fresh mint leaves and a lemon slice.
14. The Gravedigger Halloween Cocktail
This dark purple-colored cocktail is the stuff of dreams — err, nightmares? Make this spooky drink with Bacardi rum, Cran-Grape juice, sprite, black food coloring gel, purple sanding sugar, and simple sugar. It screams Halloween, so make sure to sneak it into your Halloween drink menu to give the adults in attendance a spooktacular night!