Tropical Cocktails: 10 Recipes to get you on island time


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Top 10 Tropical Cocktails and drinks that will make you feel like you are on vacation. From the basic Daiquiri, Mojito and Pina Colada to the famed Hurricane, Pain Killer, and Rum Runner. These drinks span the colors of the rainbow with the green Margarita, a Blue Hawaiian, a colorful Mai Tai, and a creamy-white Coco-Loco

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Tropical Cocktails: 10 Recipes to get you on island time

  1. 1. TROPICAL COCKTAILS 10 recipes to get you on Island time
  2. 2. MOJITO 12 Fresh Mint Leaves ½ Lime 2 Tablespoons of Simple Syrup 1 1/5 Ounces of Light Rum Ice Club Soda In a tall glass, muddle the mint leaves and lime. Add simple syrup and fill the glass with ice. Add the rum and top with club soda. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of mint. Sit back and enjoy!  
  3. 3. PIÑA COLADA 1 ½ ounces of light rum 2 ounces of cream of coconut 2 ounces of pineapple juice 1 cup of crushed ice Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Garnish with a slice of pineapple, a maraschino cherry and a little umbrella.
  4. 4. CLASSIC DAIQUIRI 1 ½ ounces of light rum 1 ounce of fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon of simple syrup 1 cup of ice Mix ingredients in a shaker. Shake vigorously as if you were pumping iron. Strain into a martini glass.
  5. 5. MARGARITA 1 ½ ounces of silver (blanco) tequila 1 ounce of Cointreau or triple sec 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice Splash of simple syrup Add ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime, salt rim optional and share your tequila story. (#ShareOnboard).
  6. 6. RUM RUNNER Two cups ice 1 oz pineapple juice 1 oz orange juice 1 oz blackberry liqueur 1 oz banana liqueur 1 oz light rum 1 oz dark or spiced rum Splash of grenadine Mix ingredients and blend until smooth. Garnish with an Orange wedge and a maraschino cherry. Or drink it out of a flask to feel like a real bootlegger.
  7. 7. PAINKILLER 2-4 oz dark rum 4 oz pineapple juice 1 oz cream of coconut 1 oz orange juice Grated nutmeg Mix all the ingredients together and pour over ice.  
  8. 8. COCO LOCO ¾ oz dark rum ¾ coconut rum ½ cream of coconut ½ orange juice ½ pineapple juice ¼ grenadine Blend everything and pour straight into a coconut. Stick in a straw and you’re ready to go.
  9. 9. BLUE HAWAIIAN ¾ oz light rum ¾ oz vodka ½ blue curacao 3 oz pineapple juice 1 oz sweet and sour mix Pour all the ingredients into a shaker and combine. Drink the ocean-blue mixture with ice and garnish your rim with sugar for a touch of the beach.
  10. 10. MAI TAI 1 oz light rum 1 oz dark rum ½ oz lime juice Orange curacao 2 orgeat syrup Dash of grenadine Combine all the ingredients and dream of being on a desert island - with Mai Tai’s of course
  11. 11. HURRICANE 2 oz. light rum 2 oz. dark rum 2 oz. passion fruit juice 1 oz. orange juice ½ oz. lime juice 1 tablespoon simple syrup 1 tablespoon grenadine Mix all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake it like windows in a hurricane and pour into a tall glass.
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