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The Bloody Pumpkin Painkiller

Featuring Three of Strong Spirit’s Merrymeeting Spiced Rum

A spooky variation of the rum cocktail classic, this version combines the warm spices of our Merrymeeting Spiced Rum with the sweet earthiness of beets and pumpkin for an otherworldly fall treat.  

Merrymeeting Spiced Rum lends itself perfectly to fall cocktails with a complex blend of eleven different spices including cinnamon, ginger, Szechuan peppercorn, roasted fenugreek, and green cardamom. Plus, bottles are now on sale!  


2 oz Merrymeeting Spiced Rum 
2 oz pineapple juice 
1 oz blood orange juice 
1 oz unsweetened coconut cream 
.75 oz beet juice 


Combine all ingredients in a cocktail tin or mason jar with ice and shake like crazy! Alternatively, combine all ingredients with ice in a blender and blend until desired consistency. Pour into a glass and top with freshly grated nutmeg.  

Advanced: Pour about 1 oz of overproof rum into a hollowed-out or juiced lime half and light carefully (spirits light better the higher the proof and when room temperature!).

Created by Rachel MacArthur for Three of Strong Spirits & Portland City Lifestyle

Originally conceived as a ‘what if’ between two friends and a bottle of rum, Three of Strong Spirits is an award-winning distillery committed to sustainability and crafting exceptional spirits in Portland's East Bayside.