10 Old Monk-Based Cocktails So Easy You Could Make It For The Next House Party  Old Monk has been a constant favourite for almost every guy for as long as men and alcohol have existed! So, if it’s going to be cocktails, it’s going to have to be an Old Monk special! We’ve rounded up 10 easy-to-create Rum-based cocktails from 10 popular cafes and bars in Mumbai so that you can spice up your next house party without breaking the bank.

10 Old Monk-Based Cocktails So Easy You Could Make It For The Next House Party


Old Monk has been a constant favourite for almost every guy for as long as men and alcohol have existed! So, if it’s going to be cocktails, it’s going to have to be an Old Monk special!
We’ve rounded up 10 easy-to-create Rum-based cocktails from 10 popular cafes and bars in Mumbai so that you can spice up your next house party without breaking the bank.

1. Rum Sling


Bar Bar – the city’s wholesale Bar, has added a quick orange-y twist to good ol’ rum.
What’s in it:
 30ml Bacardi
 30ml Old Monk
 5 to 6 Fresh Oranges
 60ml Orange Juice
 15ml Lime Juice
How to make it:
Mix all ingredients with ice. Stir and pour into a chilled glass. Garnish with a fresh orange slice.


2. Monk’s Mule – Socials


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Our favorite neighborhood place shares the secret to that Old Monk cocktail you always order and love to drink – and it is incredibly easy to make!
What’s in it:
60ml Old monk
15ml Fresh ginger juice
8 pieces of Mint leaves
60ml Pineapple juice
1 can Ginger Ale
10ml Sugar syrup
10ml Fresh lime juice
How to make it:
Muddle the mint leaves along with sugar syrup and fresh lime juice in a tall glass. Fill the glass up with ice cubes. Add ginger juice, pineapple juice and rum (Old Monk). Top the drink with ginger ale and garnish with candied ginger and a mint sprig.


3. Bombay Gulabo – Bombay Cocktail Bar

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Mumbai got its first cocktail bar recently and they’ve come up with a Bombay special with Rum!
What’s in it:
45ml Old Monk
½ Fresh orange chunks
30ml Rose syrup/ Roohafza
20ml Fresh lime juice
Handful of mint leaves
Pinch of jal-jeera
Splash of soda
Orange wedge and mint spring
How to make it:
Take a tall glass, add all of the ingredients and mix well, garnish with an orange wedge and mint spring.

4. Monk of the east – Dashanzi, JW Marriott Juhu


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Literally from the east!
What’s in it:
60ml Cardamom infused dark rum
15ml Freshly squeezed lime juice
15ml Simple syrup
Splash of Ginger Beer
Garnish with a mint sprig
How to make it:
Add all ingredients, mix well, splash some beer and garnish with mint sprig!

5. Rum Barrel – Asado, The Cocktail Street


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Asado’s cocktails, are quirky and DELICIOUS! Try this one.
What’s in it:
90ml Old Monk
30ml sugar syrup
120ml mango juice (chilled)
60ml pineapple juice (chilled)
15 - 20ml lemon juice
15ml grenadine or cranberry juice
Splash of soda (Chilled)
How to make it:
Add the juices, sugar syrup and rum. Splash some chilled soda, mix well before serving.


6. Roorkee – True Tramm Trunk


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We are all big fans of T3’s cocktails, which hilariously represent the different states in India. This one is easy and delicious:
What’s in it:
90ml Old Monk
10ml Coca Cola
1 cup Coffee beans
How to make it:
Mix a batch of Old Monk with coffee beans and let them sit overnight. Strain and add Coca-Cola to it. Mix well. Serve chilled.

7. Rum Café Gola – Woodside Inn


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Gola is and will always be a fun beverage, always. So recreate a nostalgic moment and enjoy an old memory along with some amazing booze!
What’s in it:
60ml Old monk
30ml Expresso
60ml Condense milk
Garnish with coco powder
How to make it:
Make a crushed ice Gola with clean hands. Pour the drink on the gola. Garnish with a drizzle of condensed milk and a generous sprinkle of cocoa powder.

8. Dark N Stormy – Reise All-day Bar & Kitchen


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For someone who likes their booze with a bitter taste!
What’s in it:
60ml Old Monk
180ml ginger ale
dash of lime juice
dash of bitters (Angostura bitters)
How to make it:
Top the Old Monk, lime juice and bitters with some ginger ale and mix well. Serve with dry ice

9. T for Tonic – The Lighthouse Café


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This one will leave you feeling all fresh and ready to take on the world!
What’s in it:
10ml Ginger Juice(Fresh)
10leaf Curry Leaves
60ml Sour Mix
45ml Old Monk
1 can Tonic Water
6 cube  Ice
How to make it:
Add and mix in the same order given as above.

10. Zoomonk – Zoobar


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A tangy sweet and sour experience you’ll never forget!
What’s in it:
Few chunks of Fresh Pineapple
60ml Pineapple Juice
10ml Sweet and Sour Mix
45ml Old Monk
Basil Leaves for garnishing
How to make it:
Mash up the fresh Pineapple, mix all the ingredients together in a shaker and strain it in a Collin glass. Garnish the drink with a Basil leaf and serve.
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