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National Rum Punch Day

It’s National Rum Punch Day…And you already know the best way to celebrate…

With The Original Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum! Make this National Rum Punch Day the best it can be with one hell of a good cocktail. Our Spiked Apple Cider Rum Punch is the perfect spiced rum cocktail for you and your crew throughout the season. Enjoy it during your bonfires, hayrides, or hell even as a treat when you’re done raking those damn leaves. The days may be getting shorter but this cocktail is still damn good! This Rum Punch Day, make sure you celebrate with the best spiced rum you can get your hands on.

Summer may be on its way out, but Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum season is just getting started.

Sailor Jerry Spiked Apple Cider Rum Punch Recipe

national rum punch recipe


  • 1 ½ cups Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 3 quarts apple cider
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup pomegranate juice
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 whole allspice
  • Dash of salt

How to Make Sailor Jerry Spiked Apple Cider Rum Punch

  1. In a large saucepan, add all ingredients except for the Sailor Jerry.
  2. Stir gently on medium-low heat for 30 minutes.
  3. Strain out spices then add Sailor Jerry.
  4. Let cool to serve warm or refrigerate and add to punch bowl with block ice.
  5. Garnish with orange and lemon wheels and cinnamon sticks.

If apples are not your thing, no sweat! We’ve got plenty of Rum Punch options to choose from this holiday, like our refreshing Ginger Rum Punch, tangy Passion of The Punch or our Sailor Jerry Pre-Game Punch for you Football knuckleheads out there. If ya need some more ideas for Rum Punch Day, we’ve got a full list of spiced rum cocktails!

Jerry’s Tailgate Punch Recipe

When ya need to get that blood pumping before the big game this week, try our delicious Jerry’s Tailgate Punch. We can’t promise it’ll make your team perform any better, but it’ll definitely be a delicious spiced rum cocktail to sip on this National Rum Punch Day.

sailor jerry tailgate punch recipe


  • 2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum [Link to purchase]
  • 2 parts lemonade
  • 2 parts watermelon juice
  • Top with American light lager

How to Make Jerry’s Tailgate Punch

  1. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher or punch bowl.
  2. Garnish with lemon slices and mint.

History of Rum Punch

Folks have been sippin’ on Rum Punch for hundreds of years now. Dating back to the 1600s, when sailors needed a replacement for all the beer that would spoil and stink up their ships, the word “punch” is believed to come from the Hindi word “pancha,” meaning 5 - referring to the 5 ingredients that make up a standard punch drink - something sweet, sour, and spicy, mixed with alcohol, water or ice.

Other Classic Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Cocktails

Sailor Jerry is a lot more than just punch, of course. Our delicious spiced rum tastes good in just about anything, but if you’re feeling overwhelmed with options, check out our full list of cocktails to get you started!