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Rum and coke

THE Rum and Coke

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Here’s the very best rum and coke recipe: it takes this drink from basic to sublime! We’ve got tips on the right ratio, what rum to buy, and more.


  • 2 ounces white rum (traditional), dark rum, or aged rum (for best flavor)
  • 4 ounces cola
  • 1 lime wedge
  • Ice, for serving (try clear ice)


  1. Add the rum and ice to a glass and stir to combine.
  2. Top with the cola. Squeeze in the juice from the lime wedge and serve. Garnish with additional lime wedges or wheels. 
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

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