Great Caribbean Cocktails

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The best Caribbean drinks usually include ingredients readily accessible on a tropical islands such as rum and fruit. Why? There are a variety of ways to mix these two elements that result in a sweet or sour concoction. Consequently, most people enjoy alcoholic drinks that fit in one or both categories. Below are six recipes anyone can mix together to make a tasty Caribbean drink. They are suitable for almost any occasion in which a delicious drink will set off an event.

Recipe #1 – Mojito

Ingredients

  • 2 oz soda
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 12 mint leaves
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 1.25 oz Captain Morgan Original spiced rum

Place a mint leaf at the bottom of a glass. Add crushed ice, lime, rum, and sugar. Muddle ingredients. Top off with soda. This best Caribbean drink will be popular with a person under the age of thirty.

Recipe #2 – Abracadabra

Ingredients

  • Shaved Ice
  • 1 1/2 oz white rum
  • 1/2 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 oz mandarin juice
  • 1 1/2 oz grapefruit juice

Add the white rum, sugar, mandarin juice and grapefruit juice into a shaker. Shake well. Then, strain over a large glass full of shaved ice. This best Caribbean drink will be a hit with anyone who craves tart drinks or food.

Recipe #3 – Jamaica Kiss

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of ice cubes
  • 1 shot Jamaican dark rum
  • 1 shot of Tia Maria coffee liqueur

In a blender, add milk, ice cubes, rum and liqueur. Blend well and pour into a large glass. This best Caribbean drink is one example of how coffee is often mixed to island drinks. A person who enjoys coffee flavored drinks will get a kick out of this one.

Recipe #4 – Bahama Mama

Ingredients

  • Crushed ice
  • 1/2 banana
  • 4 oz coconut milk
  • 2 oz overproof rum
  • 4 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 splash grenadine syrup

Mix the banana, milk, rum, pineapple juice and syrup into a blender with a 1/2 cup of ice. Then, pour into a glass. This best Caribbean drink is a crowd-pleaser that most people can appreciate.

Recipe #5 – Caribbean Cooler

Ingredients

  • 3/4 oz dark rum
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 oz heavy cream
  • 1 oz coconut cream
  • 1/2 oz apricot brandy

In a blender, add rum, ice, heavy cream, coconut cream and brandy. Blend well and pour into a wine glass. Dress up this sweet concoction with a cherry. Serve this filling drink to a person with a sweet tooth.

Recipe #6 – Mambabajamba (a.k.a. San Juan Island)

Ingredients

  • 1 fifth peach schnapps
  • 1 cup of pineapple chunks
  • 1 pint Malibu coconut rum
  • 12 cans (12 oz each) Rainier lager
  • 1/2 gal concentrated pineapple juice

In a large punch bowl, pour in the pineapple juice, lager, coconut rum and schnapps. Mix well. Then, add in the pineapple chunks. Chill and serve to guests in tall glasses. This Caribbean drink will impress anyone who is a fan of beer.

These six Caribbean drinks are a few of the best ones across the globe. However, there are more delicious Caribbean drinks that you may want to try. Visit DrinksMixer.com for more recipes that will tantalize your taste buds. You can use them to spice up any event and impress the people you love.

Captain Tim
Captain Tim

Captain Tim is the founder of Caribbean Trading Company in Puerto Rico. Many years ago Captain Tim was a normal everyday guy who decided to do what so many people only dream about. He moved to the Caribbean. Traveling throughout the islands, he has the joy of sharing this lifestyle and its flavors with the world.

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