Make me a sweet cocktail with dark liquor.

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I have found a cocktail that matches your request for a sweet cocktail with dark liquor. It has a high rating and includes dark rum as one of its ingredients. Enjoy!
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You asked: Sweet cocktail recipes with dark liquor. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Brandy Alexander

The Brandy Alexander cocktail is a rich and luxurious drink that has been enjoyed for over a century. Its origins...

Brandy (30ml), Cream (30ml), Creme De Cacao (dark) (30ml)

3 ingredients
4.82 / 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

Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail with a rich history and a bold, complex flavor profile. Originating in the...

Sugar (1 cube), Angostura Bitters (Few dashes), Bourbon (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.54 / 5

Black Jack

The Black Jack cocktail is a rich and aromatic drink that combines the robust flavors of brandy and coffee with...

Brandy (20ml), Cherry Brandy (20ml), Sugar (Teaspoon), Coffee (200ml)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Maple Old Fashioned

The Maple Old Fashioned is a twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail, incorporating the rich sweetness of maple syrup...

Angostura Bitters (Dash), Maple Syrup (10ml), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.25 / 5

Maple Rummy

This New Years Eve, I plan on making my favourite fancy cocktail to toast to with - a rummy variation....

Dark rum (15ml), Lime juice (Dash), White wine (90ml), Maple Syrup (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.88 / 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

Fancy Whisky

A very old cocktail, from the time when cocktails were originally invented. The "Fancy…" was a type of type of...

Sugar Syrup (Dash), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.63 / 5

Dolly Parton

The Dolly Parton cocktail is a rich and creamy blend that marries the deep, roasted flavors of coffee liqueur with...

Coffee liqueur (30ml), Dark rum (30ml), Milk (90ml), Cherry Brandy (30ml), Whipped Cream (Top up)

5 ingredients
3.54 / 5

Dirty Bastard

The Dirty Bastard cocktail is a daring and robust drink that combines the sharp tang of lime juice with the...

Lime juice (30ml), Ginger Beer (30ml), Whiskey (45ml), Ginger Syrup (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.51 / 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 types of dark liquor are commonly used in sweet cocktails?

Common dark liquors used in sweet cocktails include dark rum, bourbon, and brandy. These spirits offer rich, deep flavors that pair well with sweet ingredients.

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How can I make a cocktail sweeter without adding sugar?

To sweeten a cocktail without adding sugar, consider using ingredients like fruit juices, honey, or natural syrups like maple syrup or agave nectar.

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What flavors complement dark rum in sweet cocktails?

Dark rum pairs well with flavors like vanilla, caramel, chocolate, and tropical fruits, such as pineapple and banana, to create rich and sweet cocktails.

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Is it common to mix dark and light liquors in sweet cocktails?

Mixing dark and light liquors in sweet cocktails is less common but can create interesting flavor profiles. For example, pairing dark rum with a lighter liqueur like Cointreau can balance sweetness and complexity.

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How do I balance flavors in a sweet cocktail?

To balance flavors in a sweet cocktail, consider adding a touch of acidity like lime or lemon juice, a pinch of salt, or bitters to offset the sweetness and create a more rounded flavor.

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