At Gunna, we’re all about partnering with brands that echo our ethos and battle the bland. So, we’re super excited to have teamed up with progressive craft, flavour-focused rum creators, Zhú Spiced Rum. In celebration of World Cocktail Day, the super talented mixologists at Zhú Spiced Rum have been fusing our flavours to come up with delicious tipples for you to try. If you’re a fan of spiced rum and fruity rum cocktail mixers, look no further. 


Deep Dive: Turtle Juice:Tropical Lemonade & Spiced Rum

In case you didn’t already know, Turtle Juice is one of our new flavours. The super fresh, fruity-fun Mango Lemonade is the perfect pairing with Zhú.

Ingredients:

· 50ml  Zhú Spiced Rum 
· 25ml triple sec
· 25ml lime juice
· 25ml cane syrup
· 12ml blue curaçao
· Turtle Juice: Tropical Lemonade

Method:

Pop the rum, triple sec, lime juice, cane syrup and blue curaçao into a shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into your glass and top up with Turtle Juice to suit your taste before garnishing with pineapple fronds.


Bouncing Mojito: Sundonwer: Lime Lemonade & Spiced Rum

Again, Sundowner is one of our new flavours. So, it’s only right we give you a cocktail recipe to go with it. The bouncing mojito is like taking your favourite rum and lime lemonade combination and making it way better.

Ingredients:

· 50ml Zhú Spiced Rum 
· 25ml cane syrup
· 25ml lime juice
· 10 mint leaves
· Dash of bitters
· Sundowner: Lime Lemonade

Method: 

Mix the rum, cane syrup, lime juice, bitters and muddle with the mint leaves. Once muddled, add to a glass with some ice in and top up with Sundowner to taste before garnishing with chopped limes.


King of The Jungle: Steelworks: Spicy Cola Lemonade & Spiced Rum 

Steelworks fans, where you at? If rum and cola is your go-to tipple, you’re in for a treat with King of The Jungle.

Ingredients:

· 50ml Zhú Spiced Rum
· 25ml amaretto
· 12.5ml Crème de cassis
· 12.5ml lemon juice
· Steelworks: Spicy Cola Lemonade

Method:

Mix the rum, amaretto, crème de cassis and lemon juice before serving on ice. Top up with Steelworks and enjoy.


Tipsy Orangutan: Ginger Rebel: Ginger Lemonade & Spiced Rum 

Although we may be a little biased, ginger beer cocktails, don’t get much better than this bad boy.

Ingredients:

· 50ml Zhú Spiced Rum 
· 25ml triple sec
· 12.5ml cherry brandy
· 12.5ml crème de cassis
· 8-10 mint
· Award-winning Ginger Rebel: Ginger Lemonade

Method:

Add the rum, triple sec, cherry brandy, mint leaves and crème de cassis to your mixer and shake well. Serve over ice before topping up with Ginger Rebel to taste.


Ready to get shaking? You can buy Zhú Spiced Rum and stock up on Gunna here. One last treat, for 10% off and free shipping at Zhu, use the code GUNNA10. Happy shaking!

If non-alcoholic cocktails or another tipple is your preference, fear not, we’ll be back with more recipes soon. For the record, you can count on Gunna whether you’re in search of rum cocktail mixers, gin cocktail mixers or lime vodka mixers – it goes with just about anything.