Easy Tropical Cocktails

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tropical-drinks

Shoana Jensen wants to help you feel like you’re in the tropics, even when you’re stuck in Canada in the winter! Try these drink recipes to get a southern vibe:

Non-alcoholic

Pineapple juice

Ginger ale

Grenadine float

Make in a fresh pineapple.

Malibu Twisted Pink

1 oz. Malibu Coconut Rum

2 oz. fresh pink grapefruit juice

2 oz. cranberry juice

Pour all the ingredients over cubed ice in a highball. Stir to mix and chill. Then garnish with a twist and a wedge of grapefruit.

Rum Punch

1 1/2 ounces of Havana Club Reserva

2 ounces of orange juice

2 ounces of pineapple juice

1/4 ounces of lime juice

Build over ice. Garnish with orange and pienapple. Enjoy!

Pineapple Mai Tai

1 ounce Havana Club Blanco

1/2 ounce triple sec

1/4 ounce lime juice

1 1/2 ounces pineapple juice

1 1/2 ounces orange juice

1 dash of grenadine

1/2 ounce Havana Club Reserva

Maraschino cherry for garnish

Pour all the ingredients except the dark rum into a shaker with ice cubes. (Can also be stirred in a tall glass)

Shake well. Strain into an old-fashion glass half filled with ice. Top with the dark rum. Garnish with the cherry.

Courtesy Shoana Jensen