What cocktails can I make with light rum, dark rum, orange juice, and passion fruit syrup?

Cocktail Colin says:

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It sounds like you're in the mood for a tropical cocktail with both light and dark rum, orange juice, and some passion fruit syrup. While there isn't an exact match in the list provided, a cocktail that comes close and can be a great base for what you're seeking is the Rum Louis.

The Rum Louis cocktail features a delightful blend of pineapple juice, orange juice, and grapefruit juice, along with both white and dark rums. Although it lacks passion fruit syrup, the assortment of citrus juices, including orange juice, offers a bright and zesty flavor profile. You could easily add a touch of passion fruit syrup to the mix to create your ideal libation.

This drink boasts a high rating of 4.9/5, which speaks to its well-balanced and refreshing taste. Served in a highball glass, it promises a visually appealing presentation that adds to the overall enjoyment.

Feel free to use the Rum Louis as inspiration and modify it to include your desired passion fruit syrup for that perfect tropical cocktail!

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Tropical cocktail

You asked: Cocktails with light rum, dark rum, orange juice, and passion fruit syrup. 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

Orange Daiquiri

The Orange Daiquiri is a vibrant and refreshing twist on the classic Daiquiri, captivating with its harmonious blend of flavors....

Gold rum (60ml), Orange juice (20ml), Lime juice (15ml), Sugar Syrup (10ml)

4 ingredients
4.7 / 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

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

Jamaican Orange

While trekking through the jungles of Jamaica, searching for the elusive caper berry MJ came across a mythical fruit hanging...

Lemonade (90ml), Orange (Half ), Spiced rum (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.97 / 5

Rum Flame

The Rum Flame cocktail is a fiery drink that combines the rich, bold flavors of dark rum with a touch...

Dark rum (90ml), Sugar (Teaspoon), Orange liqueur (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.85 / 5

Bajan Passion

The Bajan Passion cocktail is an enticing tropical mix that captures the warm essence of the Caribbean. Its main component...

Lime juice (30ml), Aged rum (45ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Apricot Brandy (15ml), Passion fruit (1), Vanilla Syrup (7.5ml)

6 ingredients
3.84 / 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

Bajan Bomber

The Bajan Bomber is a tropical-inspired cocktail that combines the sweet and tangy flavors inherent to the Caribbean palate. A...

Pineapple Juice (90ml), Orange juice (90ml), White rum (30ml), Passion fruit liqueur (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.73 / 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


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 the difference between light rum and dark rum?

Light rum is typically unaged or aged for a short period, having a mild flavor, while dark rum is aged longer, developing rich, complex flavors and a deeper color.

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How does passion fruit syrup enhance a cocktail?

Passion fruit syrup adds a sweet, tart, and tropical flavor to cocktails, enhancing their exotic profile and balancing the spirit's strength.

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Can you mix light and dark rum in one cocktail?

Yes, combining light and dark rum in one cocktail creates a layered flavor profile, with light rum adding smoothness and dark rum providing depth and richness.

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What are some popular mixers with orange juice in cocktails?

Popular mixers with orange juice include rum, vodka, gin, and liqueurs like triple sec and grenadine, providing a refreshing citrus base for various drinks.

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How is a tropical cocktail typically served?

Tropical cocktails are often served in tall or hurricane glasses, garnished with fruit slices, umbrellas, or mint sprigs to enhance their vibrant and festive appeal.

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