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What To Mix With Pineapple Rum: 10 Mixers (2023 Updated)

What To Mix With Pineapple Rum

Last Updated on December 16, 2023 by Lydia Martin

Rum and pineapple are great combinations that create a fruity and boozy spirit.

While pineapple rums are excellent for shooting or sipping, there are mixers that you should keep in stock to make delectable pineapple rum cocktails all year round. 

But really, do you know what to mix with pineapple rum? Keep reading to find out. 

Top 10 Pineapple Rum Mixers To Try 

10. Mint

juice drink with mint leaves

Mint can elevate, mellow, and temper overly sweet cocktail recipes with pineapple-flavored rum. 

Mango & Pineapple Mojito

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 200ml Pineapple rum
  • 150ml White Rum
  • 50g pineapple pieces
  • 50g chopped mango
  • 2 mint sprigs
  • 3 limes
  • 2tbsp light brown sugar
  • 600ml sparkling water

Instructions: Muddle into a large jug the pineapple, mango, sugar, and lime. Bruise and add the mint, then top it off with ice, white rum, pineapple rum, and sparkling water. 

Serving:

9. Coconut Water

pouring coconut water on a pitcher

Coconut water is slightly sweet and sour with a nutty taste, and when you mix it with pineapple rum can make your cocktail more refreshing. 

Pineapple Rum & Coconut Water

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 1 part pineapple rum
  • 2 parts coconut water
  • Squeeze of lime

Instructions: Pour the pineapple rum and coconut water into a glass of ice. Squeeze the lime and drop in the wedge. 

Serving: 1

8. Sweet Vermouth

3 Bottles of Sweet Red Vermouth

Sweet vermouth is a rich, herbaceous, subtly sweet, and spiced drink [1] you can mix in pineapple rum to create a refreshing cocktail. 

Vermouth is an aromatized, fortified wine flavored with various botanicals

– Lydia McLuen, Bar Manager in Oregon

Pineapple Rum Old Fashioned

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients: 

  • ¾oz pineapple rum
  • ¾oz rye whiskey
  • ½oz sweet vermouth
  • ⅛oz maraschino liqueur 
  • Pineapple & cherry for garnish
  • ice

Instructions: Add all the ingredients to a glass with ice. Stir and strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass and garnish with cherry and pineapple soaked in angostura bitters

Serving: 1

7. Maraschino Liqueur

Pouring Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur Bottle

Maraschino liqueur is a cherry-flavored liqueur from the eastern coast of Croatia [2].

Pineapple Rum Daiquiri

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 1.5 oz pineapple rum
  • 0.25 oz Maraschino liqueur
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 0.25 oz simple syrup

Instructions: In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine all the ingredients and shake it well. Strain the drink in a cocktail glass and garnish with pineapple spear. 

Serving: 1

6. Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice

Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice on a Glass

Freshly squeezed lime juice has a hint of sweetness with a distinct sour flavor and bitterness. 

Pineapple Breeze

Prep Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 15 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 2.5oz pineapple rum
  • 0.25oz lime juice
  • 0.25oz simple syrup
  • 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary

Instructions:  Muddle the rosemary in rum, lime juice, and simple syrup. Add ice and shake it well. Strain over fresh ice and garnish with rosemary and lime wedge. 

Serving: 1

5. Coconut Rum

Bottle of Coconut Flavoured Plantation Rum

Coconut rum is a dessert that carries a smooth and sweet taste and gives a coconut finish for major tropical vibes. 

Pineapple Coconut Rum Cooler

Prep Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 10 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 2oz pineapple rum
  • 2oz coconut rum
  • 6oz pineapple juice
  • 4oz light coconut milk

Instructions: Combine all the ingredients and mix them well. Pour over ice and serve with pineapple on top. 

Serving: 2

4. Coke

Coca-cola in can

Rum and Coke is a classic cocktail, but if you want to elevate your cocktail, replace the rum with pineapple rum, as its tart and sweet flavors blend seamlessly in Coke. 

Pineapple Rum & Coke

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 1 part pineapple rum
  • 3-4 parts Coke

Instructions: Combine pineapple rum and Coke in a glass with ice. 

Serving: 1 

3. Orange Juice

Pouring Orange Juice on a Glass

Orange juice is tangy and sweet, with a bright citrus flavor. Mix it with pineapple rum, and you’ll taste a refreshing and colorful cocktail. 

Orange Pineapple Rum Punch 

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 0.5 cup light rum
  • 0.5 cup dark rum
  • 0.5 cup pineapple rum
  • Fresh mint 

Instructions: In a punch bowl, combine all the ingredients and stir them well. Pour into a glass with ice and garnish with mint on top. 

Serving: 6-8 

2. Campari

Bottle of Campari

Campari is bitter and citrusy, with spice-forward notes like cinnamon and clove. 

Jungle Bird Cocktail 

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 3oz pineapple rum
  • ¾oz Campari
  • ½oz simple syrup
  • ½oz lime juice
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Instructions: In a cocktail shaker, mix all the ingredients and shake vigorously. Strain in a glass and serve with a pineapple wedge on the side of the glass. 

Serving: 2

1. Dark Rum

Dark rum has a deep brown color and a sweet, smoky flavor profile. 

Dark Pineapple Bikini Martini

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients: 

  • 1.5oz dark pineapple rum
  • 1oz vodka
  • 3oz pineapple juice
  • 0.5oz grenadine
  • Dehydrated pineapple for garnish

Instructions: Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. Shake it vigorously and strain it in a glass. Pour the grenadine into the straw to fill the bottom of the glass. 

Serving: 1

FAQs 

How strong is mixed pineapple rum?

A mixed pineapple rum is strong because it contains around 20-40% alcohol content depending on the rum and mixers combined. 

Does mixed pineapple rum get you drunk?

Yes, mixed pineapple rum can get you drunk, especially if you consume too much at a faster rate. 

On A Final Note 

Pineapple rum is slightly sweet and packed with notes of fresh pineapple and vanilla.

Dark rum, Campari, orange juice, Coke, and coconut rum mix great with pineapple rum. 

With the suitable mixers, you’ll taste and elevate the sweet, tart, and tropical flavors of pineapple rum. 

References:

  1. https://www.foodandwine.com/wine/everything-you-need-to-know-about-vermouth#
  2. https://www.thespruceeats.com/what-is-maraschino-liqueur-760276 
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