The Mai Tai: a classic Carnival accompaniment with a laid-back, sunny vibe
The Mai Tai: a classic Carnival accompaniment with a laid-back, sunny vibe

Caribbean rum cocktail recipes

Not so much get up, stand up, more sit down and chill out. Conjure ups some of these tropical beauties for a taste of Jamaica

Tuesday 16 August 2016 13:55
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Mai Tai

35ml Appleton Estate Signature Blend rum
12.5ml orange curacao
12.5ml orgeat almond syrup
25ml fresh lime juice

Shake and strain

Like its cinematic namesake, a Cool Running will gladden your heart with its sweet finish

Cool Running

50ml Appleton Estate Signature Blend rum
25ml tamarind & ginger syrup 
25ml fresh lime Juice
2 spoons of creamed coconut 
fresh mint

Build over crushed ice

A liquid tribute to 1962's 'Dr No', which was filmed and set in Jamaica and kicked off the Bond franchise in style

Dr No

50ml East London gin
12.5ml sorrel
50ml apple juice
Fresh cucumber 


Shake and double strain

With its exquisite blend of coconut and fresh fruit, the Jamaican Nice is aptly named

Jamaican Nice

25ml Appleton Estate Signature Blend rum
25ml Koko Kanu coconut rum
12.5ml fresh lime juice
12.5ml orgeat almond syrup
Fresh pineapple, strawberry, or any fresh seasonal fruit

Mix all the ingredient with ice cubes in a blender

These recipes are from Rudie's Jamaican restaurant in Dalston, London

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