Browse these white rum cocktails to find the perfect drink! Pick from the mojito, pina colada, daiquiri and more.
Got white rum? Here are all the best white rum cocktails for using up a bottle! This liquor has inspired some of the most iconic rum cocktails, most notably the minty mojito and tangy daiquiri. But there are many more to try! This list includes a few more lesser known white rum cocktails and loads of fruity variations on the most popular drink themes. Ready to get started?
The most classic white rum cocktail of them all? The Mojito. This iconic Cuban drink is one of the greats. This standard is just sweet enough, bubbly, and minty fresh. It’s perfect for sipping on the patio, and just as good in the dead of winter when you’re dreaming of the beach.
When it comes to frozen cocktails, the piña colada is iconic: a classic cocktail invented in the 1950’s! This mixture of pineapple juice, coconut, and white rum is the ideal summer drink. Here’s how to make a piña colada…the classic way!
Vying for the other top classic white rum cocktail is the classic daiquiri! This one that goes back hundreds of years that features 3 ingredients: rum, lime, and simple syrup. It sounds simple, but the balance of each element is pure perfection!
Here’s a 1920’s cocktail that’s all about charm: the Mary Pickford cocktail! Take one sip and it’s intriguing: pleasantly sweet and sour from the pineapple juice with a slightly funky finish from the Maraschino. This one looks like it’s straightforward: but there’s more to this pretty pink white rum cocktail than you’d expect!
Ever tried to make a strawberry daiquiri recipe at home? There’s no need to buy store-bought daiquiri mix, because let us tell you. A homemade strawberry daiquiri with real frozen strawberries tastes infinitely better than a mix from the store! All you need are a few ingredients, a blender, and 5 minutes to whip up this classic drink.
Here’s a tasty sweet and sour cocktail that’s uniquely delicious: the Yellow Bird! This bright yellow drink is a sour cocktail with a little extra bling: a nuanced finish with notes of vanilla and licorice. The sophistication comes from Galliano, a bright yellow Italian liqueur that’s worth grabbing for this recipe.
This spin on the Classic Daiquiri was invented in honor of the famous writer himself, Ernest Hemingway. It features sweet grapefruit to balance the acidity of the lime, and maraschino liqueur brings notes of sour cherry and almond. There’s a lot going on flavor-wise, but it’s very easy to make.
There’s no need for purchased mixes to make a daiquiri. Nope, all you need are a handful of ingredients to achieve massive flavor! This frozen spin on the Classic Daiquiri tastes intensely zesty from the lime and fruity from the rum. Take one sip, and it’s so much greater than the sum of its parts!
We’re huge fans of the classic white rum drink, so here's a variation: add fresh berries to the mix! The sweet tart flavor of ripe strawberries only improves this classic. Muddle some fresh berries right into the cocktail, and it makes a deliciously vibrant drink that’s perfect for summer…or anytime.
Try this Banana Daiquiri! This spin on the classic daiquiri is one of our favorite frozen drinks for impressing guests because: it’s just that irresistible! It’s got a pure banana flavor complimented by the zingy lime, vanilla and oak notes of aged rum, and a hint of orange liqueur on the finish.
The minty mojito is one of top favorite classic cocktails of all time. But when it comes to parties, it takes too long to shake them up one by one. Enter this mojito pitcher! It’s minty, tangy, bubbly, and gives you that carefree feeling like the last day of school before summer vacation.
Need a fantastic summer cocktail? Look no further than this Watermelon Mojito! The minty Mojito is ideal for the season, with its bubbly, refreshing flavor. Add juicy watermelon to the mix and the delicately sweet flavor is simply outstanding.
There’s no need to buy a store-bought mix for a daiquiri: just a few ingredients come together to make magic! The flavor of this one blew us away: it’s fruity and intriguing, with a hint of lime and orange liqueur to accentuate the tropical pineapple. It’s fast to blend up for a crowd and perfect for entertaining.
Here’s a delicious white rum cocktail we can’t believe we hadn’t tried…until now. The Pineapple Mojito! Add tropical pineapple to the mix, and it’s a symphony of flavor! The sweet tart of the fruit balances the tangy lime and sweet cooling mint perfectly.
Mojitos of every color of the rainbow? We’ve got ’em. Here’s an entry for the purple category: try this Blueberry Mojito! This spin on the classic is minty fresh, with a hit of tangy sweet berries on the finish. Its irresistible flavor is a heightened version of the original, and that bright fuchsia-purple color will make every head turn.
Want a mojito that’s impossibly even better than the classic? Try this Coconut Mojito! Coconut infuses a tropical sweetness and creamy body into this cocktail that’s altogether irresistible. Cream of coconut and coconut rum come together to make magic, forming a delightful frothy topping that adds a little foam to each sip.
Looking for a sunny spin on a tropical drink? Try the Mango Daiquiri! This spin on the classic daiquiri is frosty and refreshing, with an intoxicating sweet tart flavor. It’s a bit like mango smoothie meets mango margarita, but the rum version.
Try this Mango Mojito recipe: sweet tart, tropical, and irresistibly refreshing! The classic Mojito is in our top greatest cocktails of all time, so we’ve dedicated ourselves to all the riffs on it, too. This one stars mango nectar for a nuanced, fruity flavor.
When the summer heat is is at sky high levels, here’s a drink that will cool you to your core: the Frozen Mojito! This frozen spin on the classic…well, it made our heads turn! It’s icy and outrageously refreshing: like someone amped up the dial on the mint volume.
Here’s a white rum cocktail recipe that’s summer in a tall, ice-cube-clinking glass…the Peach Mojito! Imagine: the juicy flavor of that ripe summer fruit, paired with hints of fresh mint, zingy lime, and white rum. It’s light, refreshing and altogether irresistible.
More rum cocktails
There are lots more rum cocktails to try! The drinks above all contain only white rum, but there are a few more drinks that contain a mix of white rum with dark rum. Pick from the drinks below, or view our collection of the greatest hits:
Rum Punch contains a mix of white and dark rum with pineapple, orange juice, lime juice, and grenadine: it’s a delight!
Zombie has many ingredients, including white, dark and spiced rum: but it’s totally worth it!