Ruby Rum Sunrise Cocktail Recipe

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Ruby Rum Sunrise Cocktail Recipe

The ruby rum sunrise takes the tequila sunrise to the next level by adding grapefruit and rum. As you drink it, you will notice the grenadine rising to the surface. A lighter ruby red grapefruit background and rum are the only differences. This drink’s flavored rum will make you feel like a kid again. It makes sense to use citrus rum and you can even increase the grapefruit flavor by using it. Tropical fruits like mango and pineapple are also good options worth trying. Adding a rich flavor dimension to the dish, vanilla rum will make it even better.


  • It can also be made with aged rums.
  • It can also be made with pomegranate juice and sugar (no water required), assuming it is too tart.
  • Light rum is great in this drink, and you can also use aged rum in the same manner.
  • It’s nice to add a couple of dashes of orange flower water when bottling.
  • It is possible to make the drink with as much grapefruit juice as you like.
  • 2 or 3 ounces of juice is still enough to achieve a good balance between sweet and tart.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Ruby Rum Sunrise Cocktail Recipe is 3 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Ruby Rum Sunrise Cocktail Recipe is 211 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Ruby Rum Sunrise Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • cocktail shaker


  • old-fashioned glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 1 1/2 oz ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 2 oz rum
  • 1/2 oz sour mix
  • 1/2 oz grenadine

Steps to Make It

  • Pour the rum, sour mix, grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake it well.
  • Strain the mixture into an old-fashioned glass over fresh ice.
  • Cover the bottom of the glass by pouring grenadine on top.
  • Serve and enjoy.

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