Luau Drink Recipes
The three most popular island drinks served at luaus are the Mai Tai, Blue Hawaii, and Chi-chi. These are all easy to make and you can enjoy them wherever in the world you are!
There are a lot of variations on this basic recipe for a Hawaiian favorite. A word to the wise, don't have one mai tai after another, with almost 4oz. of liquor and that fruity flavor you might be dancing a hula to the pounding in your head!
2 oz. light rum - 1 oz. Triple sec orange liquor - 1 tbsp. Orgest almond liquor or almond flavored syrup - 1 tbsp. Grenadine - 1 tbsp. lime juice - 1 dash 151 proof rum or dark rum (optional)
Shake ingredients (except the dark rum) and strain into a large glass about 1/3 full with crushed ice. Decorate with a maraschino cherry speared to a wedge of fresh pineapple. Top with a dash of dark rum for that reddish color, or for sure inebriation 151 proof rum. Put an orchid in each drink for the full Hawaiian effect.
1 oz light rum - 2 oz pineapple juice - 1 oz Blue Curacao - 1 oz Cream of coconut - 1 slice pineapple - 1 cherry
Blend light rum, blue Caracas, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut with one cup of ice in an electric blender at high speed. Pour contents into a highball glass. Decorate with the slice of pineapple and a cherry.
1 1/2 oz vodka - 4 oz pineapple juice - 1 oz cream of coconut - 1 slice pineapple - 1 cherry
Blend vodka, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut with one cup of ice in an electric blender at a high speed. Pour into a wineglass, decorate with the slice of pineapple and the cherry, and serve.