Captain Morgan Drink Recipes

Karen Frazier
Captain Morgan

Captain Morgan is a versatile spiced rum that can be added to a lot of cocktails. The rum is distilled from sugarcane, and Caribbean spices are added to it while it is aging. Captain Morgan rum comes in several flavors, but many people prefer drinks made with the original for its golden color and slightly spicy bite that adds flavor and kick without being over the top.

1. Captain Al Cocktail

This Captain Morgan rum drink is like an amaretto sour with a little extra spicy kick.

Captain Al cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3/4 ounce Captain Morgan Original Spice
  • 1/2 ounce amaretto
  • 1/2 ounce cranberry juice
  • 1/4 ounce sweet and sour mix
  • Ice
  • Orange peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill a rocks glass halfway with ice.
  2. Add all of the ingredients.
  3. Stir with a cocktail spoon or stir stick until mixed.
  4. Garnish with an orange peel.

2. Captain With a Skirt

The flavor of this drink will depend on which wine you use. It can be either sweet or dry.

Captain with a skirt cocktail

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 2 ounces Captain Morgan Original Spice
  • 2 ounces any white wine
  • 1 can cola
  • Lime for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.
  2. Add the rum and wine and stir.
  3. Pour cola on top.
  4. Garnish with a lime if desired.

3. Captain's Coffee

If you like your coffee black and strong, you will enjoy this drink.

Captain's coffee cocktail

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass or mug.
  3. Add ice cubes as desired.

4. Hot Cinnamon Toast Cocktail

This sweet drink is perfect for fall and for holiday get-togethers.

Hot cinnamon toast cocktail

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces apple juice or cider
  • 1 1/4 ounces Captain Morgan Original Spice
  • Cinnamon stick for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat juice or cider in a saucepan to desired temperature.
  2. Pour into a rocks glass.
  3. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

5. Dewing the Captain

This drink takes on the flavor of Mountain Dew, so choose your soda wisely.

Dewing the Captain cocktails

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce Captain Morgan Original Spice
  • 1 can Mountain Dew (any flavor)
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.
  2. Pour in both ingredients.
  3. Stir.

6. Shark Bite

If you like tropical drinks but wish they were a little spicier, your wish is granted with this Captain Morgan drink.

shark bite cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ounce Captain Morgan Original Spice
  • 1/2 ounce light rum
  • 1/2 ounce blue curaçao
  • 1 ounce sour mix
  • 1 teaspoon grenadine
  • Ice
  • Sprig of mint for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill a rocks or cocktail glass halfway with ice.
  2. Add the Captain Morgan, light rum, blue curaçao, and sour mix to a cocktail shaker. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into the glass.
  4. Drizzle the grenadine on top.
  5. Garnish with a mint sprig.

7. Captain's Silver Sunrise

The vanilla flavor of Captain Silver and the coconut taste of Parrot Bay make a traditional tequila sunrise more tropical.

Captain's silver sunrise

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 1 ounce Captain Morgan Silver
  • 1 1/2 ounces Captain Morgan Parrot Bay
  • 1/2 ounce orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce cranberry juice
  • Lemon or orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.
  2. Pour in the rum.
  3. Stir.
  4. Layer on orange juice and cranberry juice.
  5. Garnish with a lemon or orange slice.

9 Mixers to Mix With Captain Morgan Original Spice

You can mix all kinds of things with Captain Morgan Original Spice to create delicious cocktails. Some mixers that work well:

  • Sodas such as soda water, cola, lemon-lime, ginger ale, etc.
  • Ginger beer
  • Tropical fruit juices, such as mango, pineapple, and papaya
  • Iced tea
  • Coffee
  • Apple cider (hard or regular)
  • Cranberry juice
  • Butterscotch schnapps
  • Lemonade or limeade

7 Cocktails for Captain Morgan Original Spice

These cocktails call for spiced rum, so Captain Morgan Original Spice is ideal.

Substitutes for Captain Morgan Original Spice

All of these drinks are also good with another spiced rum if you don't happen to have Captain on hand. Just don't use a light or dark rum, as that will distinctly alter the flavor.

Enjoy Captain Morgan Cocktails

Whether you like your Captain Morgan with Mountain Dew, or you prefer a slightly more complicated cocktail, there are plenty of drinks you can make with Captain Morgan Original Spice rum. Add it to your favorite cocktail for an interesting and spicy rum flavor.

Captain Morgan Drink Recipes