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Cupboard cocktails! Try this refreshing 3-ingredient Maple Rum Cooler

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Call it the anti-umbrella drink! Summery and utterly sippable, this concoction can be easily thrown together on an afternoon when your fridge is looking truly bare. Many rum cocktails rely on the syrupy sweetness of fruits like berries or coconut to balance out the heaviness of the liquor. But this one gets its brightness from fresh lemon juice and has a mellow, caramel-like finish. It’s a grown-up, refreshing lemonade with a comforting maple twist. It's delicious no matter what, but you'll have the most flavor complexity if you use both high-quality rum and Grade A maple syrup.

Maple Rum Cooler
Maple Rum Cocktail
Lexi Dwyer
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