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THE 5: Tropical Drinks

THE 5 Tropical DrinksWho doesn`t like an umbrella drink? Because we can`t always be at the beach or at a tropical destination (oh how I wish!) I picked 5 tropical drinks together with their recipes so you can make them at home and daydream of your next trip!

1. Bahama Mama

Our first stop will be at the Bahamas with the Bahama Mama.

Tropical Drinks: Bahama Mama

What you`ll need:

  • 1/2 fluid ounce rum
  • 1/2 fluid ounce coconut-flavored rum
  • 1/2 fluid ounce grenadine syrup
  • 1 fluid ounce orange juice
  • 1 fluid ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice

For more directions, check out here.

2. Blue Hawaii

Aloha! The color of this drink definitely gives it a tropical feel.

Tropical Drinks: Blue Hawaii

What you`ll need:

  • 3/4 oz. Rum
  • 3/4 oz. Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Blue Caracao
  • 3 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 1 oz. Sweet & Sour
  • Ice (optional)

For more inspiration on Hawaiian drinks, have a look at Aloha Hawaii.

3. Cayman Lemonade 

Next stop: Cayman Islands, with a lemonade. However this is not just any lemonade, but a Cayman Lemonade.

Tropical Drinks: Cayman Lemonade

What you`ll need:

  • 1 oz. Vodka
  • 1 oz. Triple Sec
  • 1 oz. Peach Schnapps
  • Cranberry Juice
  • Club Soda

Check out the rest of the recipe here.

4. Blackberry Mojitos 

A different kind of mojito!

Tropical Drinks: Blackberry Mojitos

What you`ll need:

  • 6 fat blackberries + more for garnish
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 1 oz rum
  • 1 to 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/3 oz lime juice
  • 2 oz club soda

For all the directions, visit Just Putzing.

5. Raspberry and Key Lime Margarita 

Not your usual margarita, but I found this recipe of a raspberry and key lime margarita.

Tropical Drinks: Raspberry and Key Lime Margarita

What you`ll need:

  • 1 pint fresh raspberries (or about 1 cup frozen)
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup Key lime juice (or 1/2 cup regular lime juice)
  • 1 cup tequila

Find out more on how to make it here.

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