The Real Rum Runner


This rum runner recipe is straight from the Florida Keys, where it was originally concocted in the 1950s.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins


  • 2 cups ice, divided, or as needed

  • 1 fluid ounce pineapple juice

  • 1 fluid ounce orange juice

  • 1 fluid ounce blackberry liqueur

  • 1 fluid ounce banana liqueur

  • 1 fluid ounce light rum

  • 1 fluid ounce dark rum

  • 1 splash grenadine syrup, or more to taste

  • 1 fluid ounce high-proof rum (such as Bacardi®151)

  • 1 slice orange


  1. Combine 1 cup ice, pineapple juice, orange juice, blackberry liqueur, banana liqueur, light rum, dark rum, and grenadine in a cocktail shaker; shake to combine.

  2. Fill a hurricane glass with ice. Pour in mixture. Add high-proof rum for a floater and garnish with orange slice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

511 Calories
0g Fat
50g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 511
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 26mg 131%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 141mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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