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Browse these white rum cocktails to find the perfect drink! Pick from the mojito, pina colada, daiquiri and more.

White Rum Cocktails
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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?

And now…the best white rum cocktails!

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:

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Mojito recipe

20 White Rum Cocktails

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Here’s a classic mojito recipe, perfectly balanced with lime, rum and fresh mint! This iconic Cuban cocktail is refreshing and just sweet enough.


  • 6 mint leaves, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) lime juice
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) simple syrup
  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) white rum
  • 2 to 4 ounces (½ cup) soda water


  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves. (Here’s how to muddle mint.)
  2. Add the lime juice, simple syrup, and rum. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice and shake until cold.
  3. Place ice into a glass, and strain in the liquid. Top off the glass with soda water. Garnish with additional mint leaves.
  4. Pitcher variation: Go to Mojito Pitcher recipe.
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes and the joy of cooking! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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  1. Sonja Overhiser says:

    Let us know if you have any questions!