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Before you and your buds start diving face-first into your loaded plates this Friendsgiving, take a second and thank Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum for being the spark that livens up your nights. No matter the situation, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum turns the vibes up and elevates the party with our classic, delicious spiced rum. This year, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is here to enhance your Friendsgiving celebrations tenfold with Thanksgiving cocktails and food recipes that’ll keep the fun goin’ all night long.

No matter the Friendsgiving vibe, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum has you covered.

Sailor Jerry Cranberry Daiquiri Thanksgiving Cocktail

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While the Friendsgiving party is raging in the background, head to the kitchen and fix yourself a Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Thanksgiving cocktail that’ll recharge your social battery and satisfy your cravings. When your friends get a taste, you’re gonna have a lot more Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Cranberry Daiquiri cocktails to pour so make sure your ingredients are fully stocked.


  • 2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Wide Strips Orange Zest
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 ¼ Cups (4 oz) Fresh Cranberries

How to Make A Sailor Jerry Cranberry Daiquiri

  1. In a small saucepan, heat water and sugar together; add orange zest and a cinnamon stick. Heat sugar mixture on medium until sugar dissolves and mixture begins to thicken. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. Combine Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, juice, water and simple syrup in a pitcher and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.
  3. Dip the rims of your glasses in water, then in sugar before serving the cocktails. Garnish each with fresh cranberries and a cinnamon stick.

Sailor Jerry Friendsgiving Rum Punch Thanksgiving Cocktail

No need to keep all the Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum to yourself - there’s plenty of delicious, original spiced rum to go around. For those friends clogging up your living room, try preparing our Sailor Jerry Spiced Friendsgiving Rum Punch to keep the party goin’ strong. Remember - a happy house guest sippin’ on Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is a house guest that isn’t ruining your furniture.

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  • 3 Cups (24 oz.) Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 2 (12 oz.) Bottles Ginger Beer, cooled
  • 1/3 Cup Honey
  • 12 Whole Cloves
  • 8 Cups Apple Cider, divided
  • 4 Cups Cranberry Juice, chilled
  • Sliced Green Apples, Oranges, or Lemons for Garnish
  • Rosemary Sprig, for Garnish

How to Make A Sailor Jerry Friendsgiving Rum Punch

  1. Combine honey, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and 2 cups of cider in a small saucepan over medium. Cook, stirring often, until honey is dissolved and mixture is fragrant with spices, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat; cool and steep 15 minutes. Discard spices.
  2. Combine spiced cider mixture, cranberry juice, spiced rum, ginger beer, and remaining 6 cups apple cider in a large punch bowl. Garnish with sliced citrus and apples. Serve over ice.

Sailor Jerry Cajun Spatchcock Turkey

No perfect Friendsgiving party is complete without some damn tasty turkey to munch on. That’s why we’re here in the spirit of the holiday to not only serve you some delicious spiced rum Thanksgiving cocktail recipes, but some bangin’ Friendsgiving food recipes as well. Check out our Sailor Jerry Cajun Spatchcock Turkey, made with seasonings so mouth-watering, your guests will be begging you to make it for every occasion. Lovingly crafted in collaboration with Grill Your Ass Off, and utilizing the sweet kick of our Sailor Jerry Ironsides BBQ Sauce, this’ll be a turkey to remember.


  • 1 10-14 pound turkey (spatchcocked)
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • GYAO Cajun Claymore Seasoning or your favorite Cajun seasoning
  • Sailor Jerry BBQ sauce

How to Make Sailor Jerry Cajun Spatchcock Turkey

  1. Generously season both sides of the spatchcocked turkey with Cajun seasoning
  2. Preheat the smoker or oven to 350 degrees
  3. If using a smoker GYAO recommends using oak, hickory, or apple wood
  4. Place the turkey in the center of the smoker or oven and insert a temperature probe in the center of the breast
  5. Baste the turkey with melted unsalted butter every hour 
  6. Once the turkey reaches 160 degrees internal temperature, glaze it with Sailor Jerry BBQ sauce
  7. Remove the turkey from the smoker or oven once it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees. 
  8. Tent the turkey with aluminum foil for 20-30 minutes before serving

Sailor Jerry Banana Rum Cheesecake

When the turkey is down to the bones and everyone’s fat and happy, surprise your guests with somethin’ sweet. Our Sailor Jerry Banana Rum Cheesecake recipe is sure to be a hit with all crowds, and is the perfect way to cap off the evening.


  • 1 pre-made graham cracker crust, baked & cooled 
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon 
  • 8 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened 
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lemon zest 
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lime zest 
  • 1 C heavy cream, chilled
  • 4 tsp Sailor lerry Spiced Rum 
  • 4 ripe bananas, sliced thinly 

How to Make Sailor Jerry Banana Rum Cheesecake

  1. Beat together first five ingredients until fluffy. 
  2. In a separate bowl beat together rum and chilled heavy cream until soft peaks form. 
  3. Carefully mix 1/3 of cream/rum mixture into the cream cheese mixture then fold in the remaining cream/rum mixture being careful to evenly incorporate everything.
  4. Place bananas in the bottom of the crust and smooth the filling over it. 
  5. Chill, loosely covered for 20 minutes.

Sailor Jerry Spiced Squash


  • 4 Tbs Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 2 small acorn squash 
  • 4 Tbs butter 
  • 115g dark brown sugar, divided into four parts

How to Make Sailor Jerry Spiced Squash

  1. Preheat oven to 200° 
  2. Cut The squash in half lengthwise and scoop out all the seeds. Light score the flesh with 4-5 shallow knife slices.

  3. Place each half skin side down on a shallow baking dish and add enough water to cover the surface moderately.

  4. Pur 1 tablespoon of butter, one part of the brown sugar, and 1 tablespoon of Sailor Jerry in the cavity of each squash half.

  5. Cover with tin foil and put in the oven. Let it bake for 45 minutes then remove the tin foil and let it cook for another 30 minutes to brown the surface.

More Classic Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Cocktails

Doesn’t matter what the occasion - if there’s a celebration, you better believe Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum has got you covered with the best spiced rum cocktail recipes you’re likely to find anywhere. When the party starts dying down and the mood is cooling off, heat everyone up again with a piping hot Cup O’Jerry, or if you’ve got some friends that never really outgrew their high school prime - give em’ our Sailor Jerry Roat Beer Floatilla for those good, nostalgic vibes. Whatever you’re going for this year, you know Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum has you covered with tons of delicious holiday cocktails.

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