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Rum Punch Cocktail

Updated: Jun 14, 2022

Dreams of golden sands and tropical climates is exactly what comes to mind when you take a sip of this delicious Rum Punch. Perfect for Tiki-Tiki or Hawaiian themed parties!

Fruity, tropical and super tasty, this rum cocktail is simple to make, needing only a few ingredients to put together. Feel free to scale it up for a punch bowl or scale it down for a single glass, either way, you’re sure to enjoy it. This versatile rum punch recipe is always a huge hit and is easily modified to suit your taste, just swap out the juices for whatever you prefer!

It is handy to remember this little rhyme to help guide you on your punch making journeys.

“One of Sour, Two of Sweet, Three of Strong, Four of Weak.”

Whilst doing some research, we found that the word “punch” comes from a Sanskrit word meaning ‘five’. This is because the origins of this fun cocktail were five ingredients; alcohol, sugar, lemon juice, water, and spices.

The Rum punch we know and love today is a result of the traditional punch making its way from England to the West Indies, where the sweetness of the tropical fruits, which were readily available to them, turned out to be a perfect match for Rum.

As we always say for any cocktail, this is just a guide, you make a drink that you want to drink and enjoy.

Serves 4


  • 100ml Orange Juice

  • 100ml Pineapple Juice

  • 25ml Lime juice

  • 75ml Welsh Soul Rum

  • 25ml Grenadine Syrup

  • 25ml Sugar Syrup

  • 2 dashes Bitters

  • Ice

  • Fruit to garnish


  1. In a jug or bowl, combine the juices, Rum, syrups and bitters, then stir.

  2. Chill for about 1 hour if time allows

  3. Pour into ice-filled glasses and serve with a garnish of orange slices and maraschino cherries.

Give this Cocktail a try now!

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