I have dark rum and want to make a cocktail with it and coffee.

Cocktail Colin says:

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If you have dark rum and are looking to create a delicious cocktail that combines the rich flavors of rum with the robust taste of coffee, I have the perfect suggestion for you! The Cañitas cocktail is an excellent choice. This cocktail features a bold fusion of intense coffee flavor with the smooth and robust character of white rum, creating a stimulating and indulgent drink. Served in a shot glass, the Cañitas provides a potent and quick sipping experience, making it perfect for those who enjoy a spirited coffee kick.

Although it may not contain dark rum, the rich coffee notes in the Cañitas cocktail complement the dark rum you have on hand, offering a similar depth of flavor. Additionally, this cocktail has a high rating score of 4.52/5, indicating that it is well-loved and highly recommended by cocktail enthusiasts. So go ahead and mix up a Cañitas to enjoy a delightful blend of dark rum and coffee in a spirited and satisfying drink!

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You asked: Dark rum and coffee cocktail recipes. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

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


The Cañitas cocktail offers a bold fusion of intense coffee flavor with the smooth and robust character of white rum,...

Coffee (30ml), White rum (60ml)

2 ingredients
4.52 / 5

Rum Old Fashioned

The Rum Old Fashioned is a twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail, substituting the traditional whiskey base with a...

Jamaican rum (30ml), Overproof rum (10ml), Falernum (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (2.5ml), Angostura Bitters (1 dash)

5 ingredients
4 / 5

Bum N Rum

Bum N Rum is a refreshing and tropical cocktail that brings together the bold flavors of dark rum and lager....

Dark rum (60ml), Lager (330ml)

2 ingredients
3.84 / 5

The Clarky

The Clarky is a cocktail that is both bold and indulgent, combining the rich, velvety notes of coffee liqueur with...

Coffee liqueur (30ml), Coffee liqueur (30ml), Cola (Top up), Dark rum (60ml), Grenadine (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.79 / 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

Dark Mojito

The Dark Mojito is a twist on the classic Mojito cocktail that trades the traditional light rum for the deeper...

Lime juice (15ml), Mint Leaves (4), Lemonade (30ml), Sugar (2 teaspoons), Jamaican rum (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.71 / 5

Dark Maria

The Dark Maria is a cocktail that presents a rich blend of flavors ideal for those who appreciate a caffeinated...

Coffee liqueur (30ml), Cola (top up), Dark rum (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.69 / 5

Hot Rum Chocolate

The Hot Rum Chocolate cocktail is a warm, indulgent drink perfect for colder months or as a comforting dessert beverage....

Dark rum (30ml), Whipped Cream (Top up), Hot chocolate (50ml)

3 ingredients
3.65 / 5

Spiced Rum And Coke

The Spiced Rum and Coke is a twist on the classic Rum and Coke, known for its simplicity and delightful...

Cola (180ml), Spiced rum (60ml)

2 ingredients
3.54 / 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 is a good cocktail with dark rum and coffee?

A Cañitas cocktail is a great option, featuring a blend of coffee with white rum. Although typically served in a shot glass, its strong coffee flavor complements the robust character of dark rum.

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How does coffee liqueur pair with dark rum?

Coffee liqueur pairs well with dark rum by enhancing its rich and deep flavors. The combination creates a bold, flavorful drink that's perfect for those who enjoy both coffee and rum.

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What is a Dark Maria cocktail?

A Dark Maria is a cocktail made with coffee liqueur, dark rum, and cola. It offers a rich coffee flavor balanced with the sweetness of cola and the robust taste of dark rum.

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What are some popular dark rum cocktails?

Popular dark rum cocktails include classics like the Dark and Stormy, Rum Old Fashioned, and the Mojito with a dark twist. Each brings out the rich and complex flavors of the dark rum.

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Can you substitute dark rum for white rum in recipes?

Yes, you can substitute dark rum for white rum in many recipes. Dark rum adds a deeper, more complex flavor to cocktails, making them bolder and richer. However, it may slightly alter the drink's flavor profile.

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