Mango Rum Swizzle
This cocktail is a fruity, tart, and frothy refreshment that’s ideal for the hot days ahead. The Mango Rum Swizzle packs a lot of flavor in a small glass, so it’s an easy cocktail to sip on all summer long. From your first sip to your last, you’ll be wanting more than one of these delicious mixed drinks!Jump to Recipe
I partnered with Copalli Rum to create this delicious cocktail. Recipe and ideas are my own.
The Rum Swizzle isn’t so much named after the ingredients, but more so the technique that’s used to achieve the frothy end result! And adding a spirit like rum to this libation is the perfect liquor for the summertime to give you that tiki-cocktail feel. So I knew I had to create this incredible cocktail with a premium rum!
Cue Copalli Rum, a specialty organic single-estate rum made from organic, heirloom sugar cane, canopy water, and yeast sourced from an all-organic farm in the heart of the rainforest in Southern Belize! They offer 3 unique varieties – White Rum, Barrel Rested Rum, and Cacao Rum and for this recipe, I used the Copalli White Rum.
The Rum Swizzle is often referred to as “Bermuda’s National Drink.” But this cocktail is so much more. It brings a whole lot of flavor in a small glass and my favorite part about a Swizzle? Not one recipe is the same and that’s what makes it so special! This mixed drink is a blend of fruit juices, citrus, bitters, and Copalli Rum, making it one irresistible creation.
So, move aside Dark N’ Stormy because there’s a new rum-based cocktail in town and right in time for summer! The Mango Rum Swizzle is a glass of excitement from start to finish!
After doing some research on the specialty Rum Swizzle I found that this cocktail comes in all different forms. In fact, riffs on the Rum Swizzle are encouraged. I decided to mix mine with some exciting ingredients like mango juice and fresh mint leaves. What would you add to yours?
It’s said that there’s no wrong way to make a swizzle and that’s something I support since I love to have fun with ingredients while keeping it simple! Here are a few notes for this recipe.
I started the Mango Rum Swizzle by adding fresh mint leaves, simple syrup, and lime juice to a double old fashioned glass. Muddle, muddle, muddle until the mint flavor infuses the simple syrup and lime juice. If you need to let these flavors infuse for a few moments, you can do that too. This will be the base of your Swizzle.
Next, fill the same glass halfway with crushed ice, and here comes the best part! Add Copalli White Rum and mango juice to the glass. Next, grab your swizzle stick (or bar spoon if you don’t have one) and hold it between your palms. Slide them against each other, spinning the spoon until the liquid is combined and frothy. If you need to, add more crushed ice and top with a few dashes of bitters. Remember to garnish with a mint sprig, orchid flower, and lime round for the finished look!
Copalli Rum has an exciting and intriguing story from their origins to all of their organic ingredients and putting it all together through their distillation process.
Here’s some exciting press about the company that backs up what they do! Not only are they receiving accolades for their achievements, but the company is also supporting sustainable efforts by creating their clean rum with just three ingredients! Fun Fact – Their farm is home to the first certified organic farm in Belize! Check out more about what they’re doing here.
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