Drink a rum runner from the comforts of your own home and Party in Key West has your rum runner recipe for the making of Key West’s favorite drink! Before you make your drink, have you ever wondered how the Key West rum runner came to exist? The Holiday Inn, which is now the Postcard Inn (in Islamorada, Florida) had overabundance of rum and in stock. The barkeeps made an exceptionally scrumptious creation with this overabundance and There it is! The Rum Runner was conceived! They named the beverage after the genuine “Rum Runners” that occupied the Florida Keys back in the pirating days.
Make your own Key West Rum Runner at home
This rum runner recipe has been passed along and loved by tourists and locals. Adopted as Key West’s official drink, you will find that a lot of recipes are altered and
tweaked by using different amounts of the same ingredients. Sometimes an ingredient may be substituted or changed and but for the most part, the recipe is what it is… The famous rum runner of the Florida Keys. There only rule is – alter the ingredients to suit your individual taste, but you can’t change the main ingredients…RUM… or else it’s just not that famous island drink we know and love!