Easy Tropical Cocktails

Feel like you're in the tropics, even when you're stuck in Canada in the winter!

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:


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.

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