This easy Rum Lemonade cocktail is both refreshing and delicious, especially on a summer day! Perfect for luaus and barbecues, this summer rum drink is easy to make is very popular. This one is just as good as our Ruby Rum punch recipe.
We are celebrating the warm spring weather here with a happy hour. I am a big fan of happy hour and love to try new cocktails so it was fun to try the new Captain Morgan’s Grapefruit Rum that the captain sent over the other day. I am always looking for refreshing cocktails to make and this grapefruit lemonade cocktail was just the drink to sip while enjoying the outdoors.
Rum drinks remind me of our trips to the Carribean and the laid back lifestyle that is just so relaxing and inviting. Craft cocktails like this one, take me back to those laid-back moments.
One of my favorite drinks right now is the variety of mules made with ginger beer. With that in mind, I made this drink with the grapefruit rum, some ginger beer and low-calorie juice. The grapefruit rum has a nice light citrus flavor and is so refreshing, it makes a perfect cocktail for spring happy hour or a summer barbecue.
I floated the juice on the top and it just makes a pretty color in the glass like a sunrise.
It is so refreshing! I call it a lemonade because of the light citrus flavor.
Be sure to check out our other easy cocktail recipes:
Summer sangria recipes – recipes for a white sangria and a red wine sangria made with fresh fruit.
Fresh Pineapple Daiquiri recipe – This summer cocktail is made with fresh pineapple – so refreshing!
Ruby Reef Rum Punch – made with Elderflower liqueur, this is a tasty and beautiful cocktail.
Mango Rum Spritzer – A fun and colorful summer cocktail.
Rum Lemonade Cocktail Recipe
Captain's Rum Lemonade Cocktail
- 1 oz Grapefruit Rum
- 3 oz Ginger Beer
- 1 oz Light Mango Passion Fruit Juice
- 1 lemon wedge
- Pour rum in a glass filled with ice
- Add Ginger Beer
- Float with Mango Juice
- Squeeze lemon wedge and add to drink
Cheers! What’s your favorite drink right now?
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