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Beth McFadden3 years ago

Try this rum cocktail inspired by the seas

Rum and sailors go together like... well, rum and sailors. This old relationship started in the 1700s, when sailors were given their rum ration daily on Royal Navy ships. Soon, this rum ration had lemon or lime juice added to it to help prevent sailors catching scurvy on ships. Below we've included a Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum recipe for a cocktail called the 'Southern Seas'. This delicious concoction is sure to be a favourite at your next party or the perfect drink to end the week on. This recipe also includes lemon juice, so you can really feel like a sailor!

Arr! It’s the weekend and it’s time for a clap of thunder to end the week on a high note. Sailor Jerry spiced rum is the perfect spirit to mix into a cocktail for a refreshing drink. Drink your way to Davy Jones Locker with this Sailor Jerry cocktail, Southern Seas.

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Southern Seas with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

Ingredients

2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
2 parts red wine
½ part fresh lemon juice
Lemon-lime soda

Put the rum, red wine and lemon juice into a mixer with ice. Shake vigorously, pour into a glass and fill up with soda. Then drink ‘til you’re loaded to the gunwall, me hearties! If you’re not sure where to stock up your cupboard, check out these bottleshops in Darwin for all of your alcoholic ingredients.

Sabine Road Supermarket

Pop into Sabine Road Supermarket for all of your Southern Seas recipe needs. Nestled into this grocer is a Bottlemart, so you can pick up a fine bottle of Sailor Jerry spiced rum and red wine as you pick up your fresh lemons and soda. This convenient little supermarket is located right next to the Darwin International Airport and is a local favourite for everything convenient. Grab yourself some yummy snacks to go alongside your rum cocktail and head home to get into your sailor costume.
Where: 6 Sabine Road, Millner NT 0810

Vintage Cellars Darwin

If you’re staying right in the centre of town, pop down to Vintage Cellars Darwin on Cavenagh Street. This is the perfect bottleshop to run into if you want a fine wine to match your fine rum. Grab a bottle of Sailor Jerry at a super competitive price, and then choose from one of the many top shelf red wines they have on offer at Vintage Cellars. Because of it’s central location, you won’t have to walk far to stop in here and whipping up the other ingredients needed won’t be difficult at all.

Where: 27 Cavenagh Street, Darwin NT 0800 

Hidden Valley Cellars

If you’re looking to whip up your cocktail at the cheapest price possible, head to the bottleshop at the Hidden Valley Tavern. These guys specialise in stocking favourite spirits, wines and beers for awesome prices, so keep your eye out for their weekly specials to grab a great deal on your Sailor Jerry spiced rum. You’re sure not to be disappointed with the prices if you step into this bottleshop, so stop stressing about your wallet and head down to the Hidden Valley Cellars today.
Where: 664 Stuart Highway, Berrimah NT 0828

Darwin IGA Xpress

If you’ve forgotten to grab your ingredients before the rest of the stores close, head down to Darwin IGA Xpress. This bottleshop is open until 8pm every night, so if you’ve already gone home and realised that you’ve forgotten your cocktail ingredients, you’ll be able to pick up your rum, wine and lots of other ingredients in one stop! End your week on a good note and run down to Darwin IGA Xpress on Smith Street to get the party started.
Where: 134 Smith Street, Darwin NT 0800

Where is your favourite bottleshop for all of your rum needs? Comment and let us know below!

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