"Khukri Rum is a typical dark rum with a flavor that is good for the classic rum cola cocktails. In Nepal, it is considered a winter drink, but it can be enjoyed in any season with the right mix."
One of Nepali people’s favorite recreational drinks, Khukri Rum carries six decades of glorious history in our country.
Through its existence it has evolved in the true spirit of Nepalese. Khukri Rum is a name popular amongst rum connoisseurs across the world. It is a nuanced run smooth yet complex, mellow yet intricate. It is matured in huge oak casks.
You can taste a mix of vanilla cinnamon and dark brown sugar, oak spices and molasses.
Khukri Rum is a typical dark rum with a flavor that is good for the classic rum cola cocktails.
In Nepal, it is considered a winter drink, but it can be enjoyed in any season with the right mix.
Let’s explore the various cocktails and their ingredients you can make with Khukri Rum
- Khukri Rum Hot Punch
This is the most common and popular cocktail that is enjoyed in Nepal, it is best consumed in the winter season.
Ingredients: Khukri Dark Rum, Cinnamon Powder, Lemon Juice, Star Anise, Cardamom, Hot Water, Clove and Honey
- Khukri Summertime by Din Hassan
Mr. Din Hassan is one of two international bartenders who were brought in by Nepal Distilleries for their event “Khukri XXX Aces of Rum Masterclass in 2018.
Mr Hassan was involved in crafting exotic summer cocktails based on Khukri Rum. Khukri Summertime was one of the cocktails he demonstrated.
Ingredients: Khukri Dark Rum, slices of Watermelon, hand-pressed Ginger, Coriander leaf, Lime juice, Sugar syrup, Peach Liqueur and ice.
- Khukri Old Fashion by Din Hassan
Another summertime mix drink concocted by Din Hassan based on Khukri Rum is the Khukri Old Fashion.
The mixologist recommends enjoying this sweet tasting drink while you’re having a cigar and a nice conversation with a friend.
Ingredients: Khukri Dark Rum, Angostura Bitters, sugar syrup, zest of Orange skin, ice garnish with a slice of chocolate bar.
- Khukri Spice Mojito by Din Hassan
If you like your cocktails with a zingy or spicy taste you should definitely try the Khukri Spic Mojito.
This is also best to sip and enjoy during the summer time.
Ingredients: Khukri Spice Rum, mint leaf, fresh lime juice, sugar syrup, Khukri Dark Rum, soda water and ice.
- Khukri Lemon Fizz
Rum fans could never guess Khukri Lemon Fizz is made with rum. The lemon juice blends with the rum and Sprite adds a refreshing taste.
Ingredients: Khukri Dark Rum, lemon juice, 7 up or Sprite, slice of lemon and ice.
- Khukri Cola
This is the simplest yet favored a lot by rum lovers. Rum and coke is one of the most common names used in bars and amongst cocktail lovers.
- Ingredients: Khukri Dark Rum, cola, lemon juice slice of lemon and ice
- Khukri Ginger Ale
The easiest to prepare is Khukri Ginger Ale, which is similar to the Lemon Fizz but with a stronger ginger flavour.
Ingredients: Khukri Dark Rum, ginger ale and ice cubes.