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Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

A Hot Buttered Rum is a cozy, spiced cocktail that’s perfect during winter months. Here’s how to make a classic Hot Buttered Rum.

Hot Buttered Rum Cocktail Recipe

Recipe by BeverageBeaver
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The Hot Buttered Rum is a cozy, spiced holiday beverage made with rich butter, warm spices, and rum, garnished with a cinnamon stick or a sprinkle of nutmeg.


  • 2 oz Dark Rum

  • 1 Tablespoon of Melted Unsalted Butter

  • 2 Tablespoons of Brown Sugar

  • 1 Pinch of Ground Cinnamon

  • 1 Pinch of Ground Nutmeg

  • 1 Pinch of Ground Allspice

  • Cinnamon Stick For Garnish


  • In a warm mug, combine the melted butter, brown sugar, and a pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.
  • Mash together the ingredients using the back of a spoon.
  • Pour in 2 ounces of dark rum.
  • Top up with boiling water.
  • Stir well to ensure everything is well combined.
  • Garnish with a cinnamon stick and serve.

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