Satsuma Rum (Bayou Rum Brand) Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to my kitchen, where I’m excited to share with you my favorite cocktail recipe featuring Bayou Satsuma Rum Liqueur. This delicious blend of aged rum and the sweet juice of Louisiana’s famous Satsuma oranges is the perfect summer secret ingredient to elevate your cocktail game.

As a chef, I believe in using high-quality ingredients to make every dish and drink exceptional. That’s why I love using Bayou Rum, a registered trademark of Louisiana Spirits, for all my rum cocktails. Their distillery is located in the heart of Louisiana, surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Lake Charles, where they handcraft every bottle of their premium rum.

Bayou Satsuma Rum Liqueur is one of their signature products, and it’s easy to see why. This flavored rum is a delicious and unique twist on the classic rum cocktail, and it’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue, a cocktail buffet or simply looking for a refreshing drink to sip on, Bayou Satsuma Rum is the perfect choice.

So, grab a shaker, some ice, and let’s get started on making this delicious cocktail. I guarantee that once you try this recipe, you’ll be hooked on the Bayou Satsuma Rum cocktail for life.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Satsuma Rum (Bayou Rum Brand) Cocktail
Satsuma Rum (Bayou Rum Brand) Cocktail

Are you a fan of the sweet and tangy taste of satsuma oranges? Do you enjoy sipping on a delicious cocktail on a warm summer night? If so, then you are in for a treat with this satsuma rum cocktail recipe!

One of the main reasons why you’ll love this recipe is the use of Bayou Rum’s satsuma rum liqueur, made with the fresh juice of Louisiana-grown satsuma oranges. This flavorful and unique ingredient adds a burst of citrusy goodness to the cocktail, creating a refreshing and balanced drink that is perfect for any occasion.

Furthermore, this recipe is incredibly easy to make with only a few simple ingredients. All you need is some Bayou Rum (either the silver or select rum), fresh lemon juice, and a touch of simple syrup. Mix these ingredients together with the satsuma rum liqueur, and you have yourself a delicious blend that is sure to impress your guests.

But wait, there’s more! This recipe is also incredibly versatile, with endless possibilities for substitutions and variations. For example, you can swap out the lemon juice for pineapple juice to give the cocktail a tropical twist, or add a splash of dark rum for a stronger and more complex flavor.

Overall, this satsuma rum cocktail recipe is a must-try for anyone who enjoys a good rum drink. With its unique and flavorful ingredients, easy preparation, and endless possibilities for customization, this cocktail is perfect for any occasion, from a summer BBQ to a holiday cocktail buffet. So what are you waiting for? Grab a bottle of Bayou Rum and get mixing!

Ingredient List

 A refreshing Satsuma Rum Cocktail with a Bayou twist.
A refreshing Satsuma Rum Cocktail with a Bayou twist.

Let’s start with the ingredients!

To make this Satsuma Rum Cocktail, we need the following ingredients:

  • 1 oz Bayou Satsuma Rum Liqueur
  • 1 oz Bayou Silver Rum
  • 1 oz Bayou Select Rum
  • 2 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ½ oz Simple Syrup

We will also need some ice and a cocktail shaker to mix everything together.

The star of this cocktail is the Bayou Satsuma Rum Liqueur. It is a flavored rum made by Louisiana Spirits, the makers of Bayou Rum. This liqueur is a delicious blend of Satsuma oranges and aged rum that adds a distinct citrusy flavor to the cocktail. The Bayou Silver Rum and the Bayou Select Rum add depth and complexity to the drink, while the pineapple and lemon juice give it a refreshing tropical twist.

As for the simple syrup, you can easily make it at home by mixing equal parts of sugar and water in a saucepan and heating until the sugar dissolves. Once it cools down, it’s ready to use in your cocktails.

Now that we have all the ingredients, let’s move on to the recipe itself!

The Recipe How-To

 Sipping on a sweet and tangy Satsuma Rum cocktail is the perfect way to relax after a long day.
Sipping on a sweet and tangy Satsuma Rum cocktail is the perfect way to relax after a long day.

Now, it’s time to get your hands dirty and make this delicious Satsuma Rum Cocktail. Follow these simple steps to make your cocktail:


  • 1 oz Bayou Satsuma Rum
  • 1 oz Bayou Select Rum
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup


  1. In a shaker, combine 1 oz of Bayou Satsuma Rum, 1 oz of Bayou Select Rum, 1 oz of fresh lemon juice, and ½ oz of simple syrup.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.
  3. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with a slice of Satsuma orange, and enjoy!

This recipe is perfect for a hot summer day or a cozy night in. The Satsuma Rum Cocktail is a delicious blend of citrusy and sweet flavors that will make you feel like you’re lounging by the lake in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Try experimenting with different ratios of the ingredients to find the perfect balance for your taste buds. You can also add a splash of pineapple juice or dark rum for an extra kick.

Don’t be afraid to mix and match different Bayou Rum flavors to create your own unique cocktail. The Water Rum, Juice Rum, and Gator Bite Satsuma are all great options to try.

So, grab your shaker and get mixing!

Substitutions and Variations

 Take a journey to the Bayou with this delicious Satsuma Rum cocktail.
Take a journey to the Bayou with this delicious Satsuma Rum cocktail.

While the Satsuma Rum cocktail recipe is already a delicious and unique drink, there are endless ways to personalize it to suit your taste preferences. Here are some substitutions and variations that you can try out:

– Flavored rum: If you’re feeling adventurous, try mixing different types of flavored rum with Satsuma Rum liqueur to create a delicious blend. Bayou Spiced Rum or orange-flavored rum are great substitutes to add a new twist to your cocktail.

– Satsuma oranges: While Satsuma Rum is already made with Satsuma oranges, you can also try using other citrus fruits like grapefruit or blood orange to switch things up.

– Pineapple juice: If you’re a fan of tropical drinks, consider adding pineapple juice to your Satsuma Rum cocktail. The sweet and tangy flavor pairs well with the rum and citrus notes.

– Dark rum: For a richer and more complex flavor, try substituting some of the Satsuma Rum with aged dark rum.

– Water or juice: If you want to create a non-alcoholic version of this cocktail, you can simply omit the rum and replace it with water or juice.

– Gator Bite or Orange Jubilee: These are other liqueurs from Louisiana Spirits Bayou Rum Distillery that you can use to create unique and flavorful cocktails.

Remember, there are no rules when it comes to creating cocktails, so feel free to experiment with different ingredients and ratios until you find your perfect blend.

Serving and Pairing

 Brighten up your day with a citrusy Satsuma Rum cocktail, perfect for any occasion.
Brighten up your day with a citrusy Satsuma Rum cocktail, perfect for any occasion.

This Satsuma Rum Cocktail is a perfect drink for any occasion. It’s great for sipping on a hot summer day or as an after-dinner drink. You can serve it in a highball glass or a rocks glass, depending on your preference.

When it comes to pairing, this cocktail goes well with a variety of dishes. It pairs well with spicy Cajun food, grilled meats, and seafood. The citrusy flavor of the Satsuma Rum adds a refreshing note that complements the bold flavors of these dishes.

For a perfect summer pairing, serve this cocktail with a fresh fruit salad or a light summer salad. The fruity and refreshing flavors of the cocktail will complement the sweetness of the fruit, making for a delicious and satisfying meal.

For a more elegant pairing, this cocktail can be served with a cheese board. The sweet and citrusy flavor of the Satsuma Rum will pair well with a variety of cheeses, especially soft cheeses like brie and camembert.

Overall, this Satsuma Rum Cocktail is a versatile drink that can be paired with a variety of dishes. It’s perfect for entertaining or for a relaxing evening at home. So, go ahead and experiment with different pairings to find your favorite combination.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Chill out with a glass of Satsuma Rum cocktail on a hot summer day.
Chill out with a glass of Satsuma Rum cocktail on a hot summer day.

This Satsuma Rum Cocktail Recipe can be made ahead of time and stored for later use. If you’re hosting a party or planning a gathering, this recipe is perfect for preparing in advance. Simply mix the cocktail as instructed in the recipe, but instead of adding ice, store it in the fridge. When you’re ready to serve, add ice to the pitcher or individual glasses and garnish with a slice of Satsuma orange.

If you have leftover cocktail, it can be stored in the fridge for up to two days. However, it’s important to note that the flavor of the cocktail may change slightly over time, as the ingredients may separate or the citrus may become more pronounced. To keep the cocktail fresh, store it in an airtight container or pitcher.

Reheating the cocktail is not recommended, as it may affect the flavor and texture of the drink. Instead, simply stir the stored cocktail gently before serving to ensure that the ingredients are evenly distributed.

With its delicious blend of Bayou Satsuma Rum Liqueur, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup, this cocktail is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re enjoying it on a warm summer evening or serving it as a festive yuletide cocktail, this recipe is a must-try for any lover of rum cocktails. So go ahead and mix up a batch today, and enjoy the irresistible flavors of Louisiana Spirits Bayou Rum.

Tips for Perfect Results

 This Satsuma Rum cocktail will transport you straight to Louisiana.
This Satsuma Rum cocktail will transport you straight to Louisiana.

Now that you have all the ingredients and know the steps to make your own Satsuma Rum Cocktail, it’s time to master the art of mixing cocktails. Here are some tips to help you achieve the perfect results every time:

1. Use fresh ingredients: The key to a great cocktail is using fresh and high-quality ingredients. Use freshly squeezed lemon juice and Satsuma juice if possible, as it will make a big difference in the taste.

2. Measure accurately: Cocktails are all about balance. Use a jigger or a measuring cup to measure your ingredients accurately. A slight variation in the amount of ingredients can make a big difference in the taste.

3. Shake, shake, shake: When mixing a cocktail, the shaking technique is crucial. Shake the cocktail vigorously for around 10-15 seconds to ensure that all the ingredients are mixed well and the cocktail is properly chilled.

4. Use quality ice: The ice you use in your cocktail can also affect the taste. Use fresh ice that is free of impurities, and avoid using ice that has been sitting in the freezer for too long.

5. Experiment with variations: Don’t be afraid to experiment with different variations of the Satsuma Rum Cocktail. Try using different types of rum, adding different juices or garnishes, or adjusting the amount of simple syrup to suit your taste.

6. Garnish with flair: A great cocktail not only tastes good but looks good too. Add a slice of Satsuma or lemon, a sprig of mint or a colorful straw to your cocktail to make it more appealing.

By following these tips, you can create a delicious and refreshing Satsuma Rum Cocktail that will impress your guests and make you feel like a professional mixologist.


Now that you have all the necessary information to create a delicious Satsuma Rum Cocktail using Bayou Rum, let’s address some frequently asked questions about this recipe. In this section, I will answer some of the most common inquiries that people have when it comes to making this cocktail. Read on to learn more!

What can I mix with rum for a drink?

As a chef, I have experimented with many different cocktails, and one of my favorites is rum-based drinks. There are endless possibilities when it comes to mixing rum with different juices and sodas to create a refreshing and delicious beverage. Some of my go-to combinations include rum and tonic water, rum with a splash of lime juice and a twist of lemon, rum mixed with ginger ale, and rum blended with orange juice. For those who want a more tropical taste, I also recommend trying rum mixed with coconut water or cranberry juice. And for those who enjoy a tangy kick, rum mixed with grapefruit juice is a must-try. Each of these drinks has its own unique flavor profile, making them perfect for any occasion. So, let me share with you the recipes and tips for creating these delicious rum cocktails.

What cocktail is made of rum and lemon?

Get ready to shake up a delicious classic cocktail with this easy recipe for the BEST Rum Sour. Made with dark rum and freshly squeezed lemon juice, this 3-ingredient drink is the perfect balance of sweet, tart and refreshing. So, let’s gather our ingredients and get ready to impress your guests with this timeless favorite.

How do you mix Bumbu rum?

If you’re looking for a refreshing and fruity drink to quench your thirst, then the Bumbu drink might just be what you need. This cocktail is a delightful blend of rum, pineapple juice, pomegranate juice, and fresh lime juice, all of which come together to create a burst of flavor in every sip. To whip up this tasty drink, you’ll need to mix all the ingredients in a shaker and shake it vigorously. Once it’s mixed well, pour it into a glass and add a splash of ginger ale on top. Finally, you can give it a finishing touch by garnishing it with some pomegranate seeds. Trust me, this drink is worth trying!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this Satsuma Rum Cocktail recipe is a perfect way to enjoy a refreshing and delicious drink that embodies the flavors and spirit of Louisiana. By incorporating Bayou Rum’s signature Satsuma Rum Liqueur, you’ll experience a unique and flavorful twist on a classic rum cocktail. Whether you’re hosting a summer BBQ, relaxing by the pool, or simply looking for a fun and easy-to-make drink, this recipe is sure to impress.

So why not give this recipe a try and see for yourself why Bayou Rum is quickly becoming a favorite among rum enthusiasts and cocktail lovers alike? With its high-quality ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll be able to mix up a delicious blend of flavors that will leave you wanting more. And if you’re feeling adventurous, don’t be afraid to experiment with different variations and substitutions to make this recipe truly your own.

At Bayou Rum, we’re committed to crafting the finest rum liqueurs and cocktails using the freshest and highest-quality ingredients. So whether you’re a seasoned mixologist or a cocktail novice, we invite you to explore our selection of delicious and unique rum products, and discover the true taste of Louisiana. Cheers to a delicious and enjoyable drinking experience!

Satsuma Rum (Bayou Rum Brand) Cocktail Recipe

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  • 8 ounces simply blueberry lemonade or 8 ounces simply lemonade
  • 1 -2 ounce satsuma rum by bayou rum
  • crushed ice
  1. Fill a highball glass with either the simply blueberry lemonade or simply lemonade. Add Satsuma Rum and stir.
  2. Cheers!
Louisiana (Cajun)
< 15 Mins, Beverages, Easy, Healthy, Low Cholesterol, Low Protein

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