Bay Rum Aftershave Recipe

Bay Rum Aftershave Recipe

It is quite an unusual name for an aftershave recipe. The Bay Rum aftershave recipe is regarded as a strong drink which is also very gratifying. The interesting part is you can use it as an aftershave tonic after you shave as well. When you drink the bay rum aftershave, the strong alcoholic components in this recipe are bound to hit you well.

How to Make Bay Rum?

The two-dimensional usage of this bay rum recipe is very interesting. There are not many things that can be used both as an edible and skin care product. This recipe helps you to delve into one of those products. You can drink it or have your own bay rum cologne.

Without further ado, let us get into the recipe.

Bay Rum Ingredients That You Will Need Are:

Four Ounces of Vodka

Two Tablespoons of Jamaican Rum

Two Dry and Natural Bay Leaves

1/4th of a Teaspoon of Allspice

One Stick of Cinnamon

Fresh Lemon Zest From a Lemon

Fresh Orange Zest From One Small Orange

Few Drops of Witch Hazel

Method of Preparing Homemade Bay Rum Step by Step:

Step 1: Prepare a mason glass jar where you will store the combined bay rum ingredients.

Step 2: Pour the Vodka, Jamaican Rum, and Witch Hazel into the jar and stir to give it a mix.

Step 3: Peel and zest the orange and lemon. Pour the zest into the jar. Stir in to mix.

Step 4: Add the dry and natural bay leaves. Tear the leaves into a few segments. 

Step 5: Break the stick of cinnamon and add into the jar mixture. 

Step 6: Now, add in the Allspice and stir for a bit. 

Step 7: Add few drops of Witch Hazel and stir. Then shut the jar tightly. 

Step 8: Store the jar in a cool and dark place for 2 weeks. Shake it occasionally so the mixture gets a stir. 

Step 9: After two weeks has passed, take the jar out. Strain the liquid until it looks distilled.

Step 10: Use it as a fresh drink mixed in cocktails. After making your own aftershave, you can definitely use it as such too and not drink it.


This is great way to learn how to make your own homemade aftershave recipe. You can use it as an aftershave or a strong alcoholic drink. It is a great tonic for alcoholic cocktail drinks. Especially during winter evenings. You can also create more cocktail drinks by using fruits and other ingredients. You may enjoy it just as it is if you would like the strong hit of the vodka and Jamaican Rum. It is a genius recipe where you can use it as a tonic drink as well as an aftershave to soothe your skin.

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