Six Delicious Tropical Cocktails

Six Delicious Tropical Cocktails


Despite August being a beautifully warm month, many people would prefer to spend their remaining days of summer lounging ocean side on a tropical island, not on their patios, dining room, or even (if they’re lucky), their own pool.

While we’re enjoying the summer holidays, or even just free evening from the stresses of work, it’s still nice to unwind and pretend that we’re somewhere far away without any looing responsibilities with drink ideas.

By concocting any of these six delicious tropical cocktails, you’ll be sure to enjoy those few stolen moments.

Bahama Mama Six Delicious Tropical Cocktails

Ingredients

  • 14ml rum
  • 14ml coconut-flavoured rum
  • 14ml grenadine
  • 28ml orange juice
  • 28ml pineapple juice
  • Crushed ice
  • Pinwheel of orange (for garnish)

Method

  • Combine all ingredients (save for garnish) in an electric blender until mixture reaches a slushy consistency
  • Pour into a highball glass
  • Garnish with a pinwheel of orange before serving

Sex on the Beach

Six Delicious Tropical Cocktails Ingredients

  • 42ml vodka
  • 14ml peach schnapps
  • 56ml cranberry juice
  • 56ml orange juice

Method

  • In a highball glass filled with ice, gently mix in alcoholic ingredients
  • Add in orange and cranberry juices

Blue Hawaiian Six Delicious Tropical Cocktails

Ingredients

  • 14ml blue curacao
  • 56ml rum
  • 28ml pineapple juice
  • 1 tsp coconut cream

Method

  • Mix all ingredients well in a cocktail shaker filled with ice
  • Strain into a martini glass

Long Island Iced Tea

 Six Delicious Tropical Cocktails

Ingredients

  • 14ml vodka
  • 14ml tequila
  • 14ml rum
  • 14ml gin
  • 14ml triple sec
  • 21ml sweet and sour mix
  • Coca-Cola
  • Lemon wedge (for garnish)

Method

  • Add all ingredients into a highball glass filled with ice
  • Pour into a cocktail shaker and give one brisk shake
  • Pour the mix back into the glass
  • Garnish with a wedge of lemon before serving

Caribbean Rum Punch Six Delicious Tropical Cocktails

 Ingredients

  • 14ml lime juice
  • 112ml orange juice
  • 112ml pineapple juice
  • 36ml dark rum
  • 36ml light rum
  • Dash of grenadine
  • Dash of grated nutmeg
  • Orange slice (for garnish)
  • Cherry (for garnish)

Method

  • Add all ingredients into a highball glass filled with ice and stir gently
  • Sprinkle a touch of nutmeg on the surface of the drink
  • Add in a cherry and slice of orange to garnish before serving

Tropical Sunset Six Delicious Tropical Cocktails

Ingredients

  • 14ml grapefruit juice
  • 56ml pineapple juice
  • 28ml passion fruit vodka
  • 56ml silver rum
  • Splash of 7-Up
  • Spoonful of maraschino cherry juice
  • Maraschino cherry (for garnish)
  • Orange slice (for garnish)

Method

  • In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, mix juices and liquors thoroughly
  • Strain into a highball glass and top off with 7-Up
  • Add in the spoonful of maraschino cherry juice and wait for it to settle at the bottom of the glass
  • Garnish with a maraschino cherry and a slice of orange before serving

Turn up the island music, roll out a towel on your backyard lawn, and enjoy these six mouth-watering tropical cocktails.

Be sure to share the photos of your cocktail creations with us on Instagram or Twitter!

Which was your favourite tropical concoction from today’s article? Let us know.

Drink up, and enjoy responsibly!

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