flavor it yourself

Homemade Spiced Rum

Homemade Spiced Rum is the queen of all spiced rums, because you can flavor it yourself! It’s so easy to make and makes the perfect addition to every drink from a Cuba Libre to a tiki cocktail.

let’s get started!

Prep Time: 5 Min

1 3-inch piece fresh ginger root, diced 1 whole star anise 3 whole black peppercorns 3 whole cloves

makes: 16 oz


White Scribbled Underline

1 cinnamon stick 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups white rum

ingredients, cont.

White Scribbled Underline

Spice things up.


Place your spices into a 16-ounce mason jar.

Add the rum!


Cover your spices with rum, filling the jar.

Wait it out.


Let your rum infuse for at least 24 hours. Infusing longer will yield stronger flavor.

Strain out solids.


Strain your rum through a fine mesh strainer.

Store and enjoy!


Decant your rum back into the jar. It will keep indefinitely to enjoy!

Give as a gift.


Homemade liqueurs make great gifts for cocktail lovers!