Obama Slammer
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Obama Slammer
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The Obama Slammer is a tropical-flavored cocktail that combines the sweet, creamy notes of coconut rum with the tangy, juicy flavor of pineapple juice. A splash of grenadine adds a ... more The Obama Slammer is a tropical-flavored cocktail that combines the sweet, creamy notes of coconut rum with the tangy, juicy flavor of pineapple juice. A splash of grenadine adds a hint of pomegranate sweetness and creates a layered visual effect, while the peppermint schnapps introduces an unexpected fresh and minty kick. Typically served in a highball glass, this cocktail offers a refreshing and fruity taste with a unique minty twist, making it a distinctive choice for those seeking a light and exotic drink. The inclusion of a cherry and pineapple slice as garnishes complements the beverage's tropical character.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry, pineapple
Alcohol content
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4.4% | 1.32 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Obama Slammer

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a highball glass, pour rum, schnapps and pineapple juice over ice and stir
Add a splash of grenadine to top it off
Garnish with a cherry and pineapple slice and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Highball  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute coconut rum with another type of rum in the Obama Slammer?

Yes, you can substitute coconut rum with another type of rum, such as white rum or spiced rum, if you prefer a different flavor profile. Keep in mind, however, that substituting with a non-flavored rum will significantly alter the cocktail’s tropical taste.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Obama Slammer to enhance its presentation?

For a visually appealing Obama Slammer, consider garnishing with a slice of pineapple or a maraschino cherry. Adding a sprig of mint or an umbrella can also enhance its tropical appearance.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What type of occasion is the Obama Slammer suited for?

Given its tropical flavors, the Obama Slammer is well-suited for summer parties, poolside gatherings, or beach events. Its fun and casual vibe make it a great choice for informal celebrations.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Obama Slammer?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version of the Obama Slammer can be made by substituting the coconut rum with coconut water or coconut flavored syrup, and the peppermint schnapps with a dash of peppermint extract. Replace the alcoholic components proportionately to maintain the flavor balance.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the recommended technique for mixing the ingredients of an Obama Slammer?

The Obama Slammer is typically prepared by stirring the ingredients rather than shaking. Begin by adding ice to a highball glass, pour in the coconut rum, top up with pineapple juice, and carefully add grenadine to create a layering effect. Lastly, add a splash of peppermint schnapps. Stir gently to combine, ensuring not to overmix to maintain the layers.

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