Spiced rum mojito

Great twist on a classic using spiced rum produced by local specialists at the Shakespeare Distillery 

Local independent artisan spirit producer and gin specialist Shakespeare Distillery has added another cracking spirit to its award-winning range with the recent launch of Jester Spiced Rum. The 100 per cent British-made white rum has been distilled with Tudor-inspired fruits and spices. Sweet mace and cinnamon, aromatic nutmeg and warming clove make for a light-bodied dry rum boasting fruity notes. It’s great on its own but why not try it with Shakespeare Distillery’s recipe for a delicious spiced rum twist on the classic mojito!


• 3 Lime wedges

• 2tsp Caster sugar

• 50ml Jester Spiced Rum

• 25ml Pineapple juice

• 4cm Fresh ginger

• 8 Mint leaves

• Soda water

• Ground nutmeg

• 2 Pineapple slices


Muddle the lime wedges, fresh ginger and sugar in a julep cup. Bash the mint against the top of the cup (to release oils) and add into the cup with the spiced rum and pineapple juice. Add crushed ice and stir. Top with soda. Garnish the mojito with caramelised pineapple slices* and mint. Enjoy responsibly!

*To make the caramelised pineapple garnish, brush slices with ground nutmeg and fry on both sides in a pan until golden.

For more recipes and details on Shakespeare Distillery visit: shakespearedistillery.com