This 7UP Pineapple Rum Float cocktail recipe is PERFECT for summer! I love to make cocktails that don’t require a ton of ingredients or utensils because the last thing you need during happy hour is extra work! This recipe is super simple and great for those warm summer days! Plus, who doesn’t love a float! It’s like a cocktail and dessert in one! This post is sponsored by 7UP.
It has taken me years to figure out how to make delicious cocktails. I remember trying to make drinks at my bachelorette party and they tasted awful. I could never figure out how to get the right ratios of ingredients. I used to make things with lots of ingredients, thinking that would give it lots of flavor, but that ended up mostly tasting like the alcohol that was in it and not much else.
Easy 7UP Pineapple Rum Float
Over the years I learned that simple was better. And I figured out what alcohol I enjoy the flavor of (tequila, spiced rum, gin) which made a big difference. I figured out what mixers I liked that consistently created delicious cocktails. I’ve also learned how to read recipes and know if I will like the finished drink or not. It’s taken lots of practice, but now I can even create my own cocktails. This easy Pineapple Float recipe is my new favorite. Spiced rum has so much flavor and makes drinks feel super tropical. And the 7UP gives this drink some sweetness, a the perfect hint of citrus, without being too sweet. These two ingredients create the perfect base of the cocktail. A spoon is really the only thing you need to make this cocktail. Notice, there aren’t any measuring utensils? It’s because this recipe is pretty much no-fail. It’s one part spiced rum to 4 parts 7UP. A splash of pineapple juice gives it that fruity, tropical feel. A scoop or two of pineapple sherbet makes this drink the perfect, refreshing cocktail for a warm day. A little nutmeg on top helps bring out the spices in the rum. I love to grate fresh nutmeg which is especially fragrant. It’s the first thing that you experience when you bring the drink to your lips. Yum!A float is always a great idea. But turning it into an adult beverage is even better. This cocktail would be great for summer pool parties and other celebrations. But it would be an equally delicious mocktail for kids by leaving out the Spiced Rum.
Printable 7UP Pineapple Rum Float Recipe
Spiced Rum Pineapple Float
You'll want to sip this poolside.
- 1 oz Spiced Rum
- 4 oz 7UP
- 1 splash Pineapple Juice
- 1-2 scoops Pineapple Sherbet
Add Spiced Rum, 7Up and pineapple juice to a glass.
Add 1-2 scoops of pineapple sherbet.
You don't need to measure to make this recipe. Simply use 1 part rum to 4 parts 7UP plus a splash of pineapple juice. Or find a similar recipe on 7UP's Digital Bartender to help your portion your drink.
I love to keep 7UP on hand for making mixed drinks. I keep these smaller bottles around so that I always have some to grab when I’m making a cocktail or mocktail. I keep a few in the fridge so that they are chilled and ready to go and this size is perfect for not taking up too much space.I know you’re going to love my Spiced Rum Pineapple Float recipe. But you can find even more simple and delicious recipes on 7UP’s Digital Bartender site (available only on mobile although the 7UP site is a great resource for recipes also). 7UP has basically reinvented the process of making cocktails where you no longer need measuring utensils to make the perfectly portioned recipe every time. Check it out on your mobile device! Once you find the recipe you want to make with the Digital Bartender, you simply hold your phone up to your glass. You pull down the top level to position where you want the top of your drink (in the image above, you’ll see the top of the recipe (the pink section) is right at the top of the glass. The site automatically adjusts the proportions so you don’t have to estimate or use measuring utensils.
You simple fill your glass with ice, and then start adding ingredients from the bottom up. SO easy! I browsed through the recipes available and they all sound amazing! This is such a unique way to make cocktails. And I love that it will save you time while still getting a delicious cocktail every time!
You know what else saves you time? Having all the ingredients delivered right to your door! Drizly is my go-to for all my cocktail ingredients. Plus you can find even more delicious cocktail recipes featuring 7UP on the Drizly site!
Check out 7UP’s Digital Bartender now!
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