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Fat Tuesday Rum Runner

Fat Tuesday Rum Runner

If Hemmingway had made it to Mardi Gras (and maybe he did) he would have brought this Florida Keys classic with him. It’s just the thing you need while sitting on your porch watching the Mardi Gras parades roll by.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail


  • 1 1/2 ounces dark rum
  • 1/2 ounce Cointreau
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice
  • Splash of 7-Up
  • Lime wheel, for garnish


  • Combine the rum, Cointreau, lemon juice, and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker and shake or stir to blend. Pour the cocktail into a Collins glass filled with ice and top off with a splash of 7-Up. Garnish with the lime wheel.