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Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

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Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

This is a tradition for me to ask the Maui board for their best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail, several months before I go.

This year I will give mine first. Standard blender size. Commercial model recomended.

2 oz.Dark Rum

1/3 banana

1 oz pineapple juice

1/4 oz fresh lime juice

2 oz. POG

Add crushed ice to half up of previous level

If you want it creamer add 1 oz. of milk or 1/2 oz of coconut milk

Blend and enjoy. Good for two small drinks.

Usually we make a big batch and more for the pool at the end of the day,

The best to enjoy it is at sunset on or near the beach. My favorite spot is above Wailea Beach.

Please share your favorite drinks recipes here as it will be appreciated.

Aloha gmc

P.S. POG is a Passion Fruit/Orange/ Guava Juice Blend. A great starter for breakfast and a fantastic blend for my cocktail which I call a POG-Tai.

Mahalo and, Please ask the Trader Joe's in your area to import this product as they are thinking about it.

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1. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

Yum yum...

I do not have a recipe, just ingredients so one will have to experiment.

Pineapple vodka

Pineapple juice

Lime juice

Banana liqueur (creme de bananas)

Had this one a Mama's and it was delicious, have since duplicated it at home, so yummy!

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2. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

Always a Planter's Punch for me, makes me feel like a mid century exploiter.

2 oz Myer's dark rum

1/4 oz grenadine

equal parts sour mix and either pineapple or orange juice to fill

maraschino cherry for garnish

lemon or orange slice for garnish


Pour the liquids into a mixing glass filled with ice chips.

Shake well.

Strain into a highball glass filled with ice cubes.

Garnish with the lemon slice and cherry.

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3. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

This one isn't Hawaiian, but if you like margaritas you might want to try it. It's like a fizzy margarita with much less sugar and calories than a typical margarita.

Salt the rim of a tall glass (if desired) and fill with ice. Add the juice of half of a lime and as much tequila as you can handle. Top it off with Fresca.

It's very refreshing. :)

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4. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail




Straight up.

Everything else is just fru-fru crap.

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5. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

'Fess up about Sex on the Beach, Amberloo ...

As for me ... cream, lotsa ice ... and Kahlua.

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6. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

I love to find places that make drinks with guava - yum!! :)

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7. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

Malibu Rum and Pog Yummy!

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8. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

Sneaky Tiki

1 part Coconut Rum

1 part Amaretto

Splash of Sweet and Sour

Pineapple Juice to taste

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9. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

GMC, I need to print out your recipe and visit the liquor store. :) One does not need to be on Hawaii (although I'm sure it helps) to have a great Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail do they? (After three, I'm sure I'll hear the waves rolling onshore regardless. LOL)

Edited: 21 July 2011, 23:30
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10. Re: Best Hawaiian Vacation Cocktail

The one that gets us in the island mood is a Coconut Cloud Martini that's served at Tommy Bahamas. We got the recipe from the bartender at the TB in Wailea last time and now enjoy them at home also

1 oz White rum

1.75 oz Stoli Vanilla

1.75 oz Cruzan Coconut rum

.75.oz Coco Lopez

Shake with ice and serve in martini glass

Edited: 21 July 2011, 23:40