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5 Old Monk Cocktails For The Weekend


Having spent the past five days glued to your office desk, everybody deserves some fun and chill on a Saturday evening. And what’s better than the company of your old chums and some black rum to complete the party? Shake up these 5 heady Old Monk cocktails for a weekend high in spirits!


  1. Banana Daiquiri

This one’s for the minions at heart. The fruity banana flavor and the punch of daiquiri make for an excellent evening partner.


40 ml Old Monk

15 ml cream

75 ml sour mix

1 banana

1 tsp vanilla extract



  1. Blend the ingredients into a smooth mix in an electric blender.
  2. Serve.

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  1. Guava Colada

Like the idea of a pina colada but not pineapples? Fret not, for the guava colada is the answer to all your prayers!


40ml Old Monk

90ml guava juice

30ml coconut cream

1 cup crushed ice



  1. Take all the ingredients in a blender and blend away till the concoction is smooth.
  2. Garnish with a slice of pineapple.
  3. Serve!

guavaberry-colada5Image: spachethespatula


  1. Desi Rum Punch

With the kick of hardcore Indian flavors and a kiss of pineapple, the Desi Rum Punch is a poisonous concoction for those who like it strong.


45 ml Old Monk

90ml pineapple juice

10 ml fresh lime juice

1 cup crushed ice

A pinch of black salt

A pinch of chaat masala



  1. Take the ice and other ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake well.
  2. Garnish with a slit green chili and a wedge of lime.
  3. Serve.

rum_punchImage: awesomecuisine


  1. Monk’s Coffee

Irish coffee is great but coffee spiked with Old Monk? It doesn’t get any better than this!


45 ml Old Monk

15 ml coffee liqueur

1 cup crushed ice



  1. Fill a glass (preferably old-fashioned), with ice.
  2. Pour the Old Monk and coffee liqueur and stir well.
  3. Top off with a few coffee beans or a cinnamon stick.
  4. Serve.

iced-rum-coffeeImage: epicurus


  1. Hurricane

The hurricane stays true to its name, as it is a sweet storm of fruits and dark rum. Shake up this tropical bad boy for your fruit-loving friends.


90 ml Old Monk

60 ml passion fruit juice

30 ml orange juice

30 ml limejuice

15 ml cranberry juice

15 ml sugar syrup



  1. Fill half a cocktail shaker with the crushed ice and all the liquids. Shake well.
  2. Strain into glass.
  3. Enjoy!

hurricane-cocktailImage: Buzzfeed


For those of you, who want to enjoy your solitude, here’s a hot chocolate rum for you. Now rum along and party!


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Binge eater by day and binge watcher by night, Ankita is fluent in food, film, and Internet. When she’s not obsessing over the hottest trends, tacos, and the perfect author’s bio, you can find her under a pile of Jeffery Archer’s novels or looking for the nearest wine shop.