Rum Cocktail Recipe with Honey, Ginger and Elderflower

Sly’s honey mule

  • serves 10
  • Easy

This good-looking rum-based cocktail created by Julien Gualdoni would cause a stir at any drinks party. It combines sharpness from the limes, sweetness from the honey and a floral hit from the elderflower


Try this recipe for honey mule, then check out more rum cocktails, such as our pina colada, mai tai and zombie cocktail.



  • dark rum 1 ½ bottles 
  • over-proof rum ½ bottle 
  • limes 15, juiced
  • mexican honey 330g (from supermarkets)
  • elderflower cordial 300ml, undiluted
  • crushed ice plenty
  • ginger beer 2 litres
  • cinnamon sticks 10


  • Step 1

    Put the first 5 ingredients into a 11/2 litre jug and stir. Fill 10 tall glasses with ice, then divide the liquid between each glass until each one is 3/4 full. Top up with ginger beer and serve stirred, with a cinnamon stick.