What are some rum or vodka-based sweet drinks with a fruity taste?

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If you're looking for a sweet, fruit-flavored cocktail with either rum or vodka, you have several great options based on your preferences. For a rum-based cocktail, the **Rum Collins** is an excellent choice. This drink mixes white rum with lime juice, sugar, and soda water, creating a refreshing and slightly sweet flavor profile that is perfect for a hot summer day. Its balanced mix of tart and sweet notes, along with a bubbly texture, makes it a timeless favorite. Another fruity rum-based option is the **Mango Martini**. This cocktail features mango puree and mango rum, combined with white rum, lime juice, Triple Sec, and cranberry juice. The blend of tropical mango with subtle citrus notes and a hint of cranberry is refreshing and vibrant, perfect for those who love fruit-forward and exotic cocktails. It has a higher alcohol content but offers a luscious and well-balanced flavor. If you lean more towards vodka, the **Vodka Rickey** is a refreshing choice. This cocktail combines vodka, lime juice, sugar syrup, and soda water, resulting in a crisp and slightly tangy flavor. It's a straightforward yet delicious drink that highlights the bright notes of lime. For an even fruitier vodka-based option, the **Fruity Forever** cocktail is a must-try. It features vodka mixed with pineapple juice, orange juice, grenadine, a dash of Tabasco sauce, and mango juice. This vibrant and tropical drink offers a balance of sweet, tangy, and a hint of spice, encapsulating the essence of a sunny beach getaway. Each of these cocktails offers a delightful mix of sweetness and fruity flavors, making them perfect for anyone seeking a fruity and sweet rum or vodka-based drink.

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You asked: Sweet fruity rum or vodka drinks. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

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

Mango Martini

The Mango Martini is a tropical twist on the classic martini, offering a luscious blend of ripe mango flavor with...

Lime juice (15ml), Triple Sec (15ml), Cranberry Juice (15ml), White rum (30ml), Mango Puree (Dash), Mango rum (30ml)

6 ingredients
4.51 / 5

Vodka Rickey

The Vodka Rickey is a refreshing and effervescent cocktail that offers a crisp and slightly tangy flavor profile. A mix...

Vodka (60ml), Lime juice (15ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Soda water (Top up)

4 ingredients
4.44 / 5

Pineapple Climax

The Pineapple Climax is a tropical and fruity cocktail that blends the tropical flavors of coconut rum and pineapple juice...

Coconut rum (30ml), Vodka (30ml), Pineapple Juice (Top up), Melon liqueur (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.93 / 5

Fruity Forever

Fruity Forever is a vibrant and tropical cocktail that is perfect for any summertime gathering. The combination of vodka, pineapple...

Vodka (45ml), Pineapple Juice (60ml), Orange juice (60ml), Grenadine (30ml), Tabasco Sauce (Dash), Mango Juice (60ml)

6 ingredients
3.92 / 5


The cocktail named "Party" is a bold mix of tropical and sweet flavors, predominantly featuring coconut rum and melon liqueur,...

Coconut rum (90ml), Vodka (150ml), Pineapple Juice (Dash), Melon liqueur (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Tutti Frutti

The Tutti Frutti cocktail is a vibrant and fruity concoction that appeals to a sweet palate. Its name, Italian for...

Coconut rum (15ml), Vodka (15ml), Peach Schnapps (15ml), Pineapple Juice (120ml), Creme De Banane (15ml)

5 ingredients
3.71 / 5

Forgotten Fruit

The Forgotten Fruit cocktail is a vibrant and fruity concoction that marries the tropical and melon notes of melon liqueur...

Melon liqueur (30ml), Creme De Banane (30ml), Sour Mix (30ml), Orange vodka (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.68 / 5

Mango Rum And Coke

The Mango Rum and Coke cocktail is a tropical twist on the classic Rum and Coke. Served in a lowball...

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

2 ingredients
3.58 / 5

Summer Rain

The Summer Rain is a simple yet invigorating cocktail that combines the tropical essence of coconut rum with the crisp,...

Coconut rum (30ml), Vodka (90ml)

2 ingredients
3.56 / 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 cocktails have a fruity and sweet profile?

Cocktails with a fruity and sweet profile often include ingredients like fruit juices, flavored syrups, and fresh fruits. They can be based on various spirits such as rum or vodka.

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What ingredients add a fruity flavor to cocktails?

Common ingredients that add a fruity flavor to cocktails include orange juice, pineapple juice, mango puree, cranberry juice, and grenadine. Fresh fruits and flavored liqueurs also contribute richly to fruity flavors.

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Are fruity cocktails typically strong in alcohol content?

Fruity cocktails can vary in strength. Some may have a higher alcohol content due to multiple spirits, while others may focus more on the fruit juices and syrups, making them lighter.

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What occasions are fruity cocktails best suited for?

Fruity cocktails are often best suited for summer parties, beach vacations, and casual get-togethers. Their refreshing and vibrant flavors are perfect for warm weather and festive occasions.

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How can I make my fruity cocktail less sweet?

To make a fruity cocktail less sweet, you can reduce the amount of sugary ingredients like syrups and juices, and increase the amount of citrus juice or soda water to balance the flavors.

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