Rum and Ginger Beer with a Twist

Alcoholic Drinks

Rum and Ginger Beer with a Twist is a simple mixed drink that’s just a little bit different. The ginger highlights the spiced rum perfectly, and a squeeze of fresh lime for a bit of acidity

Rum & Ginger Beer with a Twist | How to be Awesome on $20 a Day

Ooph. It’s been a week, kids. I need a drink. Like now. Nothing complicated. No syrups or shrubs to prepare. N fancy rims or garnishes. I don’t want to think. I just want to drink.

One drink, maybe a piece of chocolate. Fifteen minutes to feel sorry for yourself. Then you have to take a deep breath, let it go, and move on. Here’s to saying no to taking onto other people’s emotional baggage. Here’s to pulling back, going internal, and allowing yourself to relax and let go. Here’s to knowing there’s every possibility that tomorrow will be better.

Rum & Ginger Beer with a Twist | How to be Awesome on $20 a Day

I’ve made you a real life drink today. Three ingredients, and you’re well on your way to a spicy, flavorful drink that will have you totally chilled in no time. We’re mixing up our favorite spiced rum with ginger beer and a squeeze of fresh lime. Pour it all over ice, and you’re done.

Let’s be honest, this is the way we really drink most of the time? I mean, how often do you actually want to stand in the kitchen muddling up fruits and herbs after a stressful day? Fancy Instagram cocktails are beautiful, but this is real life, and this Rum & Ginger Beer is a real life drink. No apologies.

Rum & Ginger Beer with a Twist | How to be Awesome on $20 a Day

Cheers, my friends, to confronting where you are in life right now, and making the most of it. A little rum should help.

Rum & Ginger Beer with a Twist


1 serving

Prep time

5 minutes




  • 1 ounce spiced rum
  • 4 ounces ginger beer
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Ice


  • Add ice to a short glass. Pour over the spiced rum, top up with ginger beer, squeeze in a wedge of lime, give it a gentle stir, and enjoy.

Looking for more awesome mixed drinks? Try this Pimm’s & Cherry Lemonade.

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