Refreshing Rum Drinks by the Pool

While some people are already diving head first into the onset of Fall and pumpkin spice season, others are clinging to the remaining warm, sunny days of Summer. If you fall in the second group, this post is for you!


Check out these yummy drinks to sip poolside while the warm water still lingers!


Malibu Peach Sparkler Pool Party

“Pool party” is right there in the name of this simple, sweet sipper! This recipe originally uses Malibu Peach Sparkler, but a peach flavored rum of your choice would be just as yummy!

What you need:

  • Malibu Peach Sparkler (or a peach rum of your choice)
  • Orange juice (2 splashes)
  • Orange twist
  • Chilled champagne glasses


  1.  Add 2 splashes of orange juice to a chilled champagne flute
  2. Top with Malibu Peach Sparkler (or peach rum of your liking)
  3. Garnish with orange twist


This brightly colored drink will make you feel like summer all year long! Follow the simple steps below to whip up a batch for a late-summer pool party at home or with friends.

What you need:

  • 2 oz. light rum
  • 3 oz. dark rum
  • 6 oz. passion fruit juice
  • 6 oz. orange juice
  • 2 Orange slices
  • 2 maraschino cherries


  1. In a large liquid measuring cup, mix first 5 ingredients.
  2. Pour over iced-filled glass.
  3. Garnish each glass with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry.

Bahama Mama

This tropical treat will leave you yearning for an island breeze!

What you need:

  • 1/2 fluid ounce rum
  • 1/2 fluid ounce coconut-flavored rum
  • 1/2 fluid ounce grenadine syrup
  • 1 fluid ounce orange juice
  • 1 fluid ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice


  1. Combine regular rum, rum with coconut flavoring, grenadine, orange juice, pineapple juice in a blender
  2. Add crushed ice
  3. Blend until the drink’s consistency is slushy

At Bill’s Package Store, we are all for making the most of each moment, including the four seasons! Come see us for ingredients to make refreshing rum cocktails like these, plus many more, as we sip up and savor the last bit of summer! Our knowledgeable staff will greet you with a smile at our store on Ft. Campbell Blvd. in Clarksville, TN. Check us out today!


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