Category: white rum

Cucumber Aloe Cooler, Moody Mixologist,

Cucumber Aloe Cooler, Moody Mixologist,

RECIPE:

  • 2 oz aloe-infused white rum*
  • 1 oz cucumber syrup**
  • 3 oz coconut water
  • Squeeze of lime

Add crushed ice to a Collins glass, add all ingredients, more crushed ice, and garnish with an aloe leaf. 

Best enjoyed with a straw, 

Boozy Snow ConesRed, White, and Blue Snow ConesYields: ½ cup of…

Boozy Snow Cones

Red, White, and Blue Snow Cones

  • Yields: ½ cup of each syrup, enough for 12 snow cones
  • Cook time: 12 minutes, plus time to cool

Ingredients

  • 1 c sugar
  • ½ c water
  • crushed ice

For red syrup

  • 1 c strawberries, halved
  • ¼ c white rum

For blue syrup

  • juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ c blue curacao

Directions

  • Combine the sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar, and then reduce to a simmer, and stirring cook for two minutes.
  • For red syrup: Pour half of the simple syrup – about ½ cup – over the strawberries. Allow to macerate for 1 hour, then puree in a blender with the white rum. Strain through a fine mesh sieve and reserve.*
  • For blue syrup: Combine remaining syrup, lime juice, and curacao. Stir to combine completely. Chill syrups until ready to serve.
  • To make ice: Use a snow cone machine or blend ice in a blender (you may have to do this in batches, keeping each batch in the freezer as you make the next one.
  • Scoop crushed ice into glasses, then squirt syrups over packed, crushed ice and enjoy!
  • *For a more intense red color, add a drop or two of red food coloring.