You might think I’m weird, but I absolutely love looking around liquor stores just for the fun of it. When I was in Paris last week I was stoked to find rhum agricole, a style of rum from Martinique made from sugar cane which I’d heard so much about but was never able to find in NZ. Needless to say, I grabbed a bottle and made a round of one the most classic rhum cocktails that night.

Here’s how to make a Ti Punch at home.


  • 60 ml gold rhum agricole
  • 5 ml cane syrup or simple syrup
  • Squeeze of lime juice
  • Lime peel coin to garnish


Add the cane syrup or simple syrup and lime juice to an empty rocks glass and stir to combine. Add the rum and a few large ice cubes. Stir gently to combine and dilute slightly. Garnish with a lime peel coin.

Liked this but want more? Check out my other rum recipes here.

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