Spicy Ginger Rum Cocktail Recipe

    1 Servings


For the Ginger Syrup:
  • 1 cup Fresh Ginger, Peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
For the Cocktail:
  • 3 ounces Dark Spiced Rum
  • 1 ounce Ginger Syrup
  • 1 wedges Lime Wedge
  • Sparkling Seltzer Water


 For the Ginger Syrup:

  1. Add all ingredients to a saucepan and simmer for about 35 minutes until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is syrupy in texture.
  2. Strain out ginger slices and let syrup cool to room temperature. Store leftover syrup in a bottle in the fridge.

For the Cocktail:

  1. Add ice to a short cocktail glass.
  2. Pour in rum, ginger syrup and squeeze of lime.
  3. Top with seltzer water and stir to combine.
  4. Garnish with lime and, if saved, leftover ginger slices.


  • Will last for at least 2 weeks in the fridge.
  • You can save the ginger from the syrup if desired. It is lovely in cocktails.


Cooking Method:
No Cook
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Author: Brandy O'Neill
Recipe Yields: 1 cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 852

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 93mg
Total Carbohydrate 158g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 140g
Protein 0g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Brandy O'Neill

About Brandy

Brandy loves all things culinary, as documented on Nutmeg Nanny. But we're especially excited for her boozy cocktails and kid-friendly mocktails as our Cocktails and Mocktails Fanatic.