I need a cocktail for date night, making a cocktail together. I have rum from Cuba.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a selection of cocktails for your date night where you can make a cocktail together using Rum from Cuba. Here are the top 3 options: 1. **Rum Louis** 2. **Old Cuban** 3. **Rum Collins** These cocktails have high ratings and are perfect for a romantic evening making cocktails together. Cheers to a lovely date night!
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Date Night

You asked: Best cocktails for date night with Cuban rum. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Rum Louis

The Rum Louis cocktail is a tantalizing blend of tropical flavors with a balance of citrus and sweetness. It features...

Pineapple Juice (30ml), Orange juice (60ml), White rum (30ml), Lemon (1), Dark rum (30ml), Grapefruit Juice (30ml)

6 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Old Cuban

The Old Cuban cocktail is a refreshing and elegant blend of Caribbean and Cuban flavors. This cocktail was created in...

Lime juice (22.5 ml), Mint Leaves (8), Aged rum (45ml), Sugar Syrup (30ml), Champagne / prosecco (60ml), Angostura Bitters (2 dashes)

6 ingredients
4.71 / 5

Rum Collins

The Rum Collins is a refreshing and classic cocktail that is perfect for a hot summer day. It has a...

Lime (1), White rum (60ml), Soda water (Top up), Sugar (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Cuba Libre

A classic from Cuba (the literal translation is “free Cuba”). Invented around the start of the 20th century.

Lime juice (10ml), Cola (120ml), White rum (50ml)

3 ingredients
4.62 / 5

Martin's Rum

Martin's Rum is a warm and potent cocktail that combines the citrusy tang of lime, orange, and lemon juices with...

Lime juice (22.5ml), Orange juice (45ml), Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Dark rum (37.5ml), Whiskey (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (10ml), Sugar (Teaspoon), Overproof rum (37.5ml)

8 ingredients
4.56 / 5

Special Cuba Libre

The Special Cuba Libre is a twist on the classic Cuba Libre cocktail, traditionally made with cola, lime, and rum....

Cola (Top up), Lime (1), Sugar (2 teaspoons), Aged rum (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.86 / 5

Chocolate Rum

The Chocolate Rum cocktail is a sumptuous blend that marries the rich, velvety notes of chocolate with the deep, complex...

Orange juice (30ml), Dark rum (30ml), Creme De Cacao (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.75 / 5

Cuban Mojito

The Cuban Mojito is a classic cocktail hailing from Havana, Cuba, revered for its refreshing qualities and mint-laced zest. Traditionally...

Mint Leaves (10), White rum (45ml), Lime (1), Sugar (2 tablespoons), Soda water (240ml)

5 ingredients
3.71 / 5

Rum Runner

The Rum Runner is a fruity and tropical cocktail that captures the essence of the Caribbean. Traditionally served in a...

Pineapple Juice (30ml), Orange juice (30ml), White rum (30ml), Dark rum (30ml), Grenadine (Dash), Banana liqueur (30ml), Blackberry Brandy (30ml)

7 ingredients
3.58 / 5

Havana Nights

The Havana Nights cocktail is a refreshing and spirited blend that captures the spirit of the Caribbean. It is a...

Cola (Top up), White rum (30ml), White rum (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.52 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What makes a cocktail suitable for a date night?

A date night cocktail should be easy to make together, have a romantic or sophisticated feel, and ideally include flavors that both partners enjoy.

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Is Cuban rum different from other types of rum?

Yes, Cuban rum is known for its smoothness and complex flavor profile, often with notes of vanilla, caramel, and tropical fruits. It's perfect for various classic and contemporary cocktails.

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What are some popular mixers to pair with rum for a date night cocktail?

Popular mixers include lime juice, cola, soda water, tropical fruit juices (like pineapple and orange), and flavored syrups.

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Can you make a non-alcoholic version of rum cocktails for a date night?

Yes, you can substitute rum with non-alcoholic rum alternatives or simply use fruit juices and flavored syrups to create a similar taste profile without the alcohol.

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What type of glassware is best for serving rum-based cocktails?

For rum-based cocktails, you can use various glassware including highball glasses for mixed drinks, rocks glasses for neat or simple cocktails, and cocktail glasses for more complex drinks.

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