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If you are looking for a good Cruzan Rum drink recipe, then I have a feeling you’re going to really like the rum drink we are giving you today.

Florida has seen some pretty serious storms and we have always taken them in stride. One of the “funny” things about tropical storms and hurricanes is the way we Floridians provision our homes for them.

Sure people stock up on gas, water, batteries and things like that. But what really disappears at the grocery stores is the beer, wine, and liquor. Provisioning Castaway style is definitely something I can get behind though.

If it’s not going to be a bad storm, then we usually have gather with friends to ride it out. Thats the inspiration behind today Caribbean drink recipe, I call it the Cruzan Tropical Storm.

Cruzan Tropical Storm

Created by top Miami mixologist Teddy Collins


  • 2 parts Cruzan Aged Dark Rum
  • 1 part Fresh Mango Juice
  • 1 part Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Mixing Instructions: In a cocktail shaker, combine Cruzan Aged Dark Rum, fresh lemon juice and fresh mango juice. Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously for 8 seconds. Immediately strain into an ice filled tiki mug. Top with 2 dashes of bitters and sprinkle a pinch of crushed black peppercorn, to taste. Garnish with a fresh mint spring and tiki umbrella skewered with a maraschino cherry and fresh mango slice. Raise glass and toast!

While the name may conjure thoughts of strong winds and torrential rain, this rum drink recipe is a simple blast of fruit flavors that will have you thinking more of sun drenched beaches instead of tropical storms.

Want more Rum Drinks?

Click here to see our list of 52 rum drinks and how to make them. Invite some friends over and impress them with your rum skills, because each one tastes like paradise in a glass.

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About the Author: RumShopRyan

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