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10 Essential Tiki Cocktails

Mai Tai Cocktail

There are hundreds of great tropical cocktails available to get you through the hot days of summer and a handful are more popular than others. Filled with rum, fruit, and layers of intriguing flavors, here are 10 tiki drinks that we will always love.

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Silver Bullet (shooter)

Shooter recipe for a Silver Bullet, a shot drink of gin and Scotch whisky with a lemon twist.

Easy Maraschino Cherries

Maraschino cherries are a common cocktail garnish and this recipe will easily help you make them yourself in the traditional manner.

Paloma Cocktail Recipe

Cocktail Recipe for a Paloma, a popular tequila mixed drink with grapefruit soda and lime juice.

Spicy Piña

Cocktail recipe for a Spicy Pina, a mixed drink of Maestro Dobel Diamond Tequila, pineapple and orange juices, simple syrup, and muddled jalapeno pepper.


Limoncello liqueur is made by soaking lemon zests in neutral grain alcohol for a month or more, the result is a thick, sweet dessert cordial.

Limey Cocktail

Cocktail recipe for a Limey Cocktail, a popular blended drink of rum, lime liqueur and juice and triple sec.

Prickly Pear Margarita

Cocktail recipe for a Prickly Pear Margarita, a Voodoo Tiki Prickly Pear Tequila, triple sec, sour mix, orange juice and grenadine margarita drink.

Problem Solver Cocktail Recipe

Rye whiskey, Cherry Heering, Benedictine and Fernet Branca make this a complex, layered cocktail, a perfect foil for the spicy Cajun cuisine Acadia is known for.

Chambord Liqueur

Chambord is a premium, all-natural black raspberry liqueur produced in the LoireValley, south of Paris, France, used in many martinis.

What Is a Muddler?

A common bartending technique, muddling is the mashing of ingredients in the bottom of a glass using a muddler - a large stick designed for this particular purpose.

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