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Does rum go with orange soda? Yes, absolutely rum and orange soda go well together. The resulting cocktail is a sweet, fizzy orange and spicy flavored drink.
What is a rum and orange soda?
Rum is a liquor that is typically made from sugarcane. This results in a very sweet flavored drink. There are several different types of rum including coconut rum, dark rum, white rum and spiced rum.
While you could technically use any of these rums to make this cocktail, the two most common and best ones to use are white rum or spiced rum.
Orange soda is precisely what it sounds like. It is carbonated soda water flavored with sweetened orange flavors. There are several different brands you can choose from a few of which are Sunkist or Fanta.
If you’re looking to cut out a little bit of the sugar and have a slightly lighter flavored cocktail, you can make your own orange soda by mixing soda water and orange juice.
When to serve this cocktail
This sweet citrusy flavored it’s perfect for many different occasions. Here are a few times you might want to think about serving it.
- poolside get togethers
- Fourth of July parties
- sipping in the summertime
- springtime celebrations
Some other cocktails made with orange soda to try are: vodka and orange soda, tequila and orange soda or whiskey and orange soda.
How to make this drink:
This simple and easy to make two ingredient highball can be stirred up in 2 minutes or less. All you need is to add your two ingredients and give them a good mixing.
- 2 oz Rum
- 4 oz Orange Soda
Before you get started you want to make sure you have everything you need to make this drink including your rum, orange soda, ice, jigger, highball glass and bar spoon.
Go ahead and make sure that you have filled your glass almost to the top with ice.
Go ahead and take your rum and your jigger. Measure out 2 oz of rum using your jigger. Then, slowly pour the rum into your highball glass with your ice.
Go ahead and take your orange soda and her jigger. Measure out 4 oz of orange soda using your jigger. Then, slowly pour the orange soda into your highball glass with your ice and rum.
Pro tip: You can easily adjust how much you taste the rum in this drink by simply adding a little additional orange soda if you wish to have a lighter rum flavor.
Finally, you’ll need to get everything mixed together. To do this, use your bar spoon and place it in your glass and start everything thoroughly. Now, you’re ready to enjoy!
Rum and Orange Soda
- bar spoon
- highball glass
- 2 oz rum
- 4 oz orange soda
- Gather together your jigger, bar spoon, rum, highball glass, and orange soda
- Take some ice and use it to fill your glass almost to the top.
- Take your rum and jigger and measure up 2 oz of rum. Toss the rum into your glass.
- Take your orange soda and jigger and measure up 4 oz of orange soda Toss the orange soda into your glass.Note: to adjust the strongness of the rum flavor in the drink, you can just top the glass off with orange soda if you want.
- Take your spoon and use it to gently, but completely mix your drink together.
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