Whether you’re partying on a beach, rafted up on a boat or betting big on Crown & Anchor, a cocktail (or two) is an added bonus to an already perfect holiday. So don’t be shy, mix one up and toast to a Cup Match well spent! Here’s our list of the best Cup Match mixes, best served over ice while enjoying the festivities.



Classic Rum Swizzle, courtesy of Gosling’s – Homemade Swizzle can be brought to The Game, as long as it is in a clear plastic container


4 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum
4 oz Gosling’s Gold Rum
5 oz Pineapple Juice
5 oz Orange Juice
¾ oz Grenadine or 2 oz Bermuda Falernum
6 Dashes of Angostura Bitters


Into a pitcher, 1/3 full of crushed ice, add Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, Gosling’s Gold Rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, Grenadine or Bermuda Falernum and Angostura bitters.

Churn vigorously until a frothing appears or mix in a cocktail shaker.

Strain into a martini glass.




Classic Dark ‘n Stormy – Refreshing and slightly spicy, you can’t go wrong with Bermuda’s National Drink


1.5 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum
Gosling’s Stormy Ginger Beer


In a tall glass filled with ice add 4-5 oz of Gosling’s Stormy Ginger Beer and top with Gosling’s Black Seal Rum. Garnish with a lime wedge (optional).




Island Mimosa – Perfect for when days start early!


2 ounces pineapple juice
2 ounces cranberry juice
2 ounces amaretto
1 bottle champagne for topping
Pineapple wedges for garnish


Mix the pineapple juice, cranberry juice and amaretto together.

Fill half of flute with juice mixture.

Top with champagne and garnish with a pineapple wedge.



Watermelon Detox Mocktail – A welcomed treat for when you need a little hydration!

1/2 cucumber, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 1/2 cups cut up watermelon
2 cups filtered water
1 cup ice


Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Serve with garnish of lime.


Read more from “The Bermudian’s Guide to Cup Match” HERE!