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When it comes to rum cocktails, tropical recipes often take center stage, but but the incredibly diverse rum category brings a transportive character to drinks of all kinds. Here are some rum cocktails to help you explore the spirit’s versatility and mixability.

Airmail Cocktail A supercharged Daiquiri made with honey and Champagne.

Classic Daiquiri Three simple ingredients define this iconic recipe.

Cuba Libre The addition of lime juice transforms a simple Rum and Coke into a Cuba Libre.

Cube Libre a la Haiti Haitian rum and falernum amplify the island vibes in this take on the Cuba Libre.

Cyrano Richness abounds in this contemporary cocktail.

Exchange Block A tropical blend of rhum, coconut, and apricot.

Kingston Negroni Italy’s classic heads for some Caribbean sun.

Menta Wray An unexpectedly delicious blend of rum, Branca Menta, lime, and grapefruit soda.

Millionaire Cocktail This rendition of the classic features a fruity medley of rum, apricot, and sloe gin.

Mint and Melon Mojitos Renee Erickson’s Mojito riff centers the sweetness of cantaloupe.

Mojito A simple but delicious combo of rum, lime, mint and simple syrup.

Old Cuban A modern classic from Audrey Saunders.

Pineapple Kingston Negroni An extra-fruity take on Joaquín Simó’s beloved Kingston Negroni.

Scotch and Coconut Coconut water lifts this whisky and rum number.

Surf School Swizzle Barbados rum meets lemon, orgeat, banana liqueur and Ango.

The Merchant Hotel’s Dark ‘N’ Stormy Falernum and fresh ginger set this version apart.

To Thursday This rum punch hosts Jamaican rum, citrus, spice and bubbles.

Twill Serve Crème de cacao and peppercorn syrup add richness to this spin on the Mojito.

Whaley’s #1 Spritz Rum, grapefruit and rosé meet in this sunny spritz.

White Negroni Daiquiri A smart mashup of two classics.

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