Rum Swizzle

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 1

A popular drink in Bermuda, this cocktail is traditionally made using a “swizzle stick,” a branch from a tropical bush, to mix the ingredients together. Here we’ve modernized it by using a cocktail shaker instead. Search out a small-batch grenadine that is made from real pomegranate juice; inexpensive grenadine is usually mostly high-fructose corn syrup and food coloring.


  • 1 1/2 oz. (45 ml) gold rum
  • 1 oz. (30 ml) pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz. (15 ml) orange juice
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 tsp. artisanal grenadine
  • 1 pineapple wedge


In a cocktail shaker combine the rum, pineapple juice, orange juice and Angostura bitters. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into a double old-fashioned glass filled with crushed ice. Spoon the grenadine on top, garnish with the pineapple wedge and serve immediately. Makes 1 drink.

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