Peachy Keen! 4 Peach Flavored Cocktails to Celebrate Spring

3 years ago

Cruzan Rum’s newest addition, Cruzan Peach Rum is perfect for spring time parties. 

Spring has finally sprung! Now’s the time to dust off your patio furniture, spruce up your backyard and get ready for barbecues and outdoor fun with friends. Cruzan Rum has just debuted their newest rum, Cruzan Peach Rum. It tastes like juicy peaches and the sunlight from St. Croix.

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Eager to try it out on friends? Here are easy to make peach flavored cocktail recipes for you to enjoy! Just remember to drink responsibly. You need not lose your shoes in the middle of the night, shoes are your friend!

Cruzan® High Tai'd

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Ingredients: 
1 part Cruzan® Peach Rum 
1 part Cruzan® Estate Diamond® Dark Rum 
1/2 part DeKuyper® Triple Sec Liqueur 
3/4 part Fresh Lime Juice 
3/4 part Orgeat Syrup 
Directions: 
Combine all ingredients over ice in a shaker. Shake vigorously and pour into a double old fashioned glass over ice. Garnish with a sprig of Fresh Mint.

Cruzan® Peach Swing 

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Ingredients:  
1 1/2 parts Cruzan® Peach Rum
 1/2 part Spiced Honey Syrup* 
6 Fresh Basil Leaves 
Lime Wedge 
Soda 
Directions: 
Lightly muddle Lime Wedge, Spiced Honey Syrup & Basil Leaves in a shaker. Add ice and Cruzan Peach Rum. Shake lightly, pour into Collins glass over ice & top with soda. Garnish with a sprig of Fresh Basil.

*Spiced Honey Syrup  
Ingredients: 
6 parts Honey
6 parts Hot Water 
1/2 tsp. Cracked Pepper 
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon 
Directions: 
Combine 6 parts Honey and 6 parts Hot Water. Add 1/2 tsp. Cracked Pepper and 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon. Stir and set aside. 

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Cruzan® Peach on the Beach

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Ingredients: 
3/4 part Cruzan® Peach Rum 
1 1/4 parts Cruzan® Aged Light Rum 
1/2 part Fresh Lime juice 
8 Mint Leaves 
1/2 of one Pineapple Ring 
1 Mint Sprig for Garnish 
Directions: 
Add all ingredients to a blender with two ice cubes and blend for 20 seconds. Let it settle for another 20, then pour into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lightly slapped mint sprig.

Cruzan® Paradise Punch

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Ingredients:
12 parts Cruzan® Peach Rum 
12 parts Ginger Ale 
4 1/2 parts Honey Syrup* 
3 parts Lemon Juice 
Directions: 
Combine Cruzan® Peach Rum, Honey Syrup & Lemon Juice in a pitcher. Stir to mix and refrigerate. Add Ginger Ale right before serving. (Serves 8) 
*Honey Syrup 
Ingredients: 
6 parts Honey 
6 parts Hot Water 
Directions:
Combine 6 parts Honey and 6 parts Hot Water. Stir and set aside.

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