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Break out your cocktail kit and a cold glass to experience the unrivalled versatility of Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, thanks to these five professionally crafted Summer cocktails.

Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins built his reputation as the father of the old-school tattoo by inking soldiers and sailors on shore leave in WWII-era Honolulu. An unapologetically independent spirit who fully threw himself into everything he pursued, his bright, bold iconic style is what most people think of when they think of tattoos.

The Sailor Jerry rum makers have an ingrained ethos to honour his legacy and carry his spirit forward. With the boldness to stand out and the smoothness to blend in, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum makes one damn-tasty drink, no matter how you like it. In celebration of that colourful and tasty history, here are a few new summer recipes created by the masters over at Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum. And don’t worry, they’re simple enough to mix up at home.

Break out your cocktail kit and a cold glass to experience the unrivalled versatility of Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, thanks to these five professionally crafted Summer cocktails. Try ’em out and let us know what you think.

SAILOR JERRY’S SAVAGE MOJITO

A Savage twist on a favourite. Hints of spiced apple pie makes for a refreshing and exciting combo muddled with mint and lime.

  • 60ml Sailor Jerry Savage Apple
  • 30ml lime juice
  • Mint leaves (10 or so)
  • Dash sugar syrup
  • Topped with soda water
  • Garnish – a mint sprig

Muddle ingredients (minus soda water) together in a tall glass. Add ice, top with soda water, and give a bit of a stir.

SAILOR JERRY’S BLOODY MARY

A brunch favourite with a rum twist.

  • 45ml Sailor Jerry
  • 60ml tomato juice
  • 20ml lemon juice
  • 15ml Worcestershire Sauce
  • Hot Sauce to taste
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Garnish – get creative! Celery, lemon, olives, bacon… the possibilities are endless!

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake! Strain into a large glass with ice.

SAILOR JERRY’S SPICED PINA COLADA

A tropical summer classic perfect for sharing with friends… just multiply the ingredients and blend!

  • 60ml Sailor Jerry
  • 45ml coconut cream
  • 30ml pineapple juice
  • 10ml lime juice
  • Garnish – fresh pineapple

Add all ingredients to a blender with ice, blend for 30 seconds.

Dump into a glass and top with ice and fresh pineapple garnish. This cocktail can also be shaken if
you don’t have a blender!

SAILOR JERRY’S CHOCO COLA

Simple and refreshing with hints of chocolate and orange, a quick way to spice up your RTDs!

  • 1 Sailor Jerry Rum & Cola RTD Can
  • 3 dashes chocolate bitters
  • 1 Orange wedge

Empty one can of Sailor Jerry Rum & Cola into a glass with ice. Add bitters and stir. Squeeze in the juice from the orange wedge and add orange wedge to glass.

Alternatively, save on glassware and add ingredients straight to the can!

SAILOR JERRY’s MAI TAI

The Mai-Tai is a Tiki classic, invented by Trader Vic in 1944. A cocktail so popular, it’s rumoured to have depleted rum supplies during the 40s. Citrus-y and delicious!

  • 60ml Sailor Jerry
  • 30ml lime juice
  • 10ml Orgeat syrup
  • 15ml dry curacao
  • Garnish – an orange wedge

Add all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, and dump into glass. Top with crushed ice and garnish with an orange wedge.