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16 Amazing Old Monk Cocktails You Can Make At Home

Dare to think beyond rum and coke.

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1. Hurricane

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90 ml Old Monk

60 ml passion fruit juice

30 ml orange juice

30 ml lime juice

15 ml grenadine (Or cranberry juice)

15 ml sugar syrup

This cocktail from New Orleans is super easy to make once you have the raw materials. Just fill half a shaker with ice and add all the ingredients. Shake well and strain into a glass over ice.

2. Rum Punch


1 ½ cups Old Monk

½ cup sugar syrup

4 cups mango juice (chilled)

3 cups pineapple juice (chilled)

1/3 cup lemon juice

¼ grenadine or cranberry juice

3 cups soda (Chilled)

A rum punch is the perfect drink for any party. Combine all the ingredients, except soda, in a large bowl and mix well. Add soda and stir again. Serve over ice. This recipe serves about 12, so adjust the quantities accordingly.

3. Painkiller

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60 ml Old Monk

30 ml coconut cream

120 ml pineapple juice

30 ml orange juice

Nutmeg powder

Pour the rum, coconut cream, pineapple juice and orange juice into a shaker and shake about 10 times. Strain into a glass, add ice and sprinkle with a little nutmeg powder on top. You can garnish it with a slice of lemon or orange if you wanna be all fancy about it.


4. Banana Daiquiri


40 ml Old Monk

15 ml cream

75 ml sour mix

1 banana

1 tsp vanilla extract

Blend all the ingredients in a blender with ice, until the mix becomes smooth. This is the perfect afternoon drink.

5. Bumbo

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50 ml Old Monk

30 ml lemon juice

½ tsp grenadine (Or cranberry juice)

¼ tsp nutmeg powder

This is a great and very chilled out drink. Fill half a shaker with ice and add the ingredients. Shake well and pour through a sieve into a glass.

6. Masala Chai Toddy

The Masala Chai Toddy will add a very desi twist to your rum drinking habits. You can get the entire recipe here.

7. Eggnog

This traditional Christmas drink is usually made without alcohol, but add some rum and it can add a real kick to the holidays. You can learn how to make eggnog with dark rum here.


8. Hot Toddy

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90 ml Old Monk

120 ml hot water

4 tsp honey

3 tsp lemon juice

½ lemon rind

Cinnamon stick

Nutmeg powder (optional)

This drink is known to be soothing for a cold or sore throat. Add the rum, honey, lemon juice and the lemon rind to a cup. You can also add a pinch of nutmeg powder if you want. Put the cinnamon stick in and pour hot water. Stir well to blend and sip slowly.

9. Bleeding Surgeon

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30 ml Old Monk

1 slice orange

½ glass Mountain Dew (chilled)

½ glass cranberry juice

Put the orange slice at the bottom of a glass, pour the rum over it, followed by the Mountain Dew. Top off the glass with cranberry juice. Easy peasy!

10. Hot Chocolate Rum


30 ml Old Monk

150 ml hot cocoa

1 tbsp whipped cream

1 tsp sugar

Combine the rum and cocoa in an Irish coffee cup and add sugar to taste. Add whipped cream on top and sprinkle with chocolate chips.

11. Bolo

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40 ml Old Monk

15 ml lemon juice

15 ml orange juice

½ tsp sugar

Mix the ingredients in a shaker and strain into a chilled glass. You can garnish with a lemon slice, but if you’re too lazy, the drink tastes yum even without it.


12. Bat Bite


40 ml Old Monk

120 ml cranberry juice

This is basically a Rum and Coke, but with cranberry juice. Just mix the two and serve with ice, it tastes amazeballs!

14. Guava Colada


40 ml Old Monk

90 ml guava juice

30 ml coconut cream

1 cup crushed ice

Pour the ingredients into a blender and ensure that the mix is smooth. This different take on a classic drink can be garnished with anything from edible flowers to pineapple slices.

15. Rum ‘N’ Ginger


40 ml Old Monk

180 ml ginger ale

This refreshing drink is one of the easiest to make. Just pour the rum over ice and fill the glass with ginger ale. You can garnish it with a lime wedge.

16. Rum Julep


40 ml Old Monk

5 ml sugar syrup

2 sprigs mint

Shaved/crushed ice

Pour the sugar syrup over mint leaves and fill the glass with shaved or crushed ice. Pour the rum and garnish with a mint sprig.