Skip to main content

Rum Punch for a Party

As the weather warms and you start to think about gathering friends and family for parties and celebrations you'll want to think about signature cocktails.

This rum punch cocktail is an ideal cocktail for a large gathering.

Don't you think a warm-weather cocktail should make imagine yourself sitting by the shore with your toes in the sand? Rum punch is one of those cocktails.  Cool and fruity, rum punch will make a party! One sip and you'll be transported to the beach.

Rum Punch Cocktail

(This post contains affiliate links for your shopping convenience.  When you make a purchase using these links you help support this blog.)
Rum Punch
Rum Punch for a Party!

This rum punch recipe is a make-ahead recipe I use whenever we are having a large group for a summer picnic or barbecue.  Use the recipe below as your baseline and double or triple the ingredients as needed.

You'll need a large container for storage and room enough in your refrigerator to keep it cool.  My favorite way to serve the rum punch is in these pretty glass pitchers or a beverage dispenser for self-serve convenience.

Rum Punch for a Party
 I like to use multiple beverage dispensers and include plenty of water and non-alcoholic beverages in them, too.  Clear glass is always my favorite choice so the contents can easily be seen, especially when they are colorful like this rum punch.



You can easily adjust this recipe.

One cocktail at a time:  To make this rum punch one cocktail at a time, just replace the word "cup" with the word "ounce". 
Do you want to make a mocktail?  Just replace the rum with your favorite lemon-lime soda.


Rum Punch for a Crowd

Makes 8 to 10 servings

Rum Punch Ingredients
Six Simple Rum Punch Ingredients
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 cups grenadine
  • 2 cups spiced rum
  • 1 cup light rum
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • Fruit for garnish, optional

Mix all the ingredients together in a large pitcher.

Refrigerate to chill for at least one hour before serving.

You can make this a day ahead of your gathering.

Serve in a tall glass over plenty of ice.  Garnish the glass with fresh slices of lime, pineapple or orange.

These are potent cocktails. Remember to drink responsibly.

You can get other suggestions for adult beverages by following my Pinterest board below.



Thank you for sharing this post on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Yum!



Enjoy!

Comments

  1. Made this punch but it didn't come out the beautiful color that you have shown. Don't know what happened.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi. Hmmm..... My only suggestion is to check your measurements. We make this punch all the time with very consistent results. We usually use the products shown. If you are substituting other brands your results might differ.

      Delete
  2. I want to make this for a wedding for 100 people. How many bottles of rum do you think I'll need?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. You’ll need to do some math to figure this out. For one drink you’ll use 2 ounces of dark rum and one ounce of regular rum. For 100 people, each having one drink you’ll need 200 ounces of dark rum and 100 ounces of regular rum. Convert the ounces to liters to determine the number of bottles. Everyone will not have a drink and some will have more than one, so you’ll need to adjust the total ounces by some factor. I’m not a caterer, so I can’t tell you what tha would be. A caterer or liquor store might be able to help.

      Delete

Post a Comment

Talk to me. I welcome your comments. (These comments are strictly moderated. Spammers take note.)

Popular posts from this blog

How to Trap and Get Rid of Fruit Flies

What can you do to kill fruit flies?  We've all been there.  Fruit flies in the kitchen.  Fruit flies in the bathroom.  Fruit flies buzzing around everywhere in your home.   It's a frustrating problem that happens to everyone at one time or another.  If you are a fresh fruit and produce lover you certainly know what I mean. How to Kill Fruit Flies with Two Ingredients Those pesky little buggers can often be brought into your home on the vegetables and fruit you buy. There are many solutions offered for fruit fly traps to help you solve your problem.   A quick Amazon search found these products. You can spend your money on one of these solutions or I can save you a whole lot of your hard-earned cash today. My solution is the best.  Here's why: You have the ingredients in your kitchen now.  You need apple cider vinegar and a mild dish liquid . It's a healthy, family-friendly solution. It works quickly. Two-Ingredient No Pesticide Fruit Fly Trap

How to Turn Store-Bought Potato Salad from Blah to Amazing

Here's a time-saver for you just in time for summer cookouts.  When you need a quick potato salad, that ordinary store-bought potato salad you have in your refrigerator can go from blah to amazing in just a few minutes with just a few ingredients. There's no judgment here. We don't always have the time to make a potato salad from scratch. Sometimes it is just easier to stop by your local grocery store to pick up a container of the store-made potato salad. It's good. It's predictable.  It will do.  All it needs is a little doctoring. How to Make Store-Bought Potato Salad Better Take Your Potato Salad from Blah to AH-Mazing! What should you do if you want that store-bought potato salad to have a little more flavor? You're going to a potluck picnic or you are having people over for an impromptu barbecue and you'd like your potato salad to be a little special. There is no need to fret.  A quick trip to the grocery store will get you start

How to Make a Perfect Bacon and Eggs Breakfast

In my opinion, the best breakfast consists of two perfectly fried eggs, crispy bacon, and toast made with a hearty bread. It is the breakfast you want when you have time to relax around the kitchen table, drinking a cup of coffee or two. The Best Bacon and Eggs for Breakfast (This post contains affiliate links for your shopping convenience.  When you make a purchase using these links you help support this blog.) How to Cook Bacon and Eggs My technique was learned from my mom, by watching her make our family's breakfast over and over again, year after year.  Cooking eggs in bacon fat is easy and takes just a little practice to perfect. All you really need for a great bacon and eggs breakfast is a good nonstick skillet and a good toaster . If you want to make your own bread for toast, a bread machine like mine  will make that easy as can be. Three Ingredients for a Great Breakfast A loaf of your favorite bread Extra-large eggs, because you want a g

My Favorite Red Wine Sangria

Everyone needs a great red wine sangria recipe for summer entertaining and this is mine. Actually, this is Hubby's specialty.  He's the cocktail maker in our family and he loves to make this sangria whenever we are entertaining a group of friends or family on the deck. This sangria has just the right balance of sweetness and fruitiness making it a yummy, fruity, summer sangria that everyone loves. A Glass of My Favorite Red Wine Sangria The key to this recipe is finding a sweet red wine that works for your taste buds.  Sweet red wines are not our thing when we are selecting wines.  We found our favorite sweet red wine for this recipe when we toured the San Sebastian Winery in St. Augustine, Florida .