Caribbean Cruise
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Caribbean Cruise
Cocktail recipe

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3.8 / 5
Caribbean Cruise is a tropical and refreshing cocktail that evokes the sun-kissed beaches and crystal blue waters of the Caribbean. This delightful concoction is made up of equal parts coconut ... more Caribbean Cruise is a tropical and refreshing cocktail that evokes the sun-kissed beaches and crystal blue waters of the Caribbean. This delightful concoction is made up of equal parts coconut rum and vodka, with a splash of white rum and a dash of grenadine, all topped off with sweet and tangy pineapple juice. The coconut rum brings a rich and creamy flavor, while the vodka adds a smooth and crisp taste. The pineapple juice provides a refreshing burst of tropical sweetness, complemented by the hint of grenadine. Together, these ingredients create a perfect balance of flavors, resulting in a cocktail that is both sweet and refreshing with a slight kick. Sipping on a Caribbean Cruise is like taking a leisurely trip through the Caribbean islands, with every sip transporting you to a warm and sunny paradise.
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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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16% | 4.8 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Caribbean Cruise

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add everything except the pineapple juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into a highball glass filled with ice
Top up with pineapple juice and garnish with a pineapple wedge and a cherry to serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the recommended way to serve the Caribbean Cruise?

The Caribbean Cruise cocktail is best served in a highball glass, cold. For an optimal experience, it's recommended to chill the glass beforehand and serve the cocktail over ice to maintain its cold temperature throughout enjoyment.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Are there any recommended substitutions for coconut rum in the Caribbean Cruise?

If you're out of coconut rum or prefer a different flavor profile, you can substitute it with almond-flavored amaretto for a nutty twist or use a splash of coconut water mixed with a light rum for a lighter coconut flavor while keeping the alcoholic content similar.

GARNISHING_TIPS

How can I garnish the Caribbean Cruise to enhance its tropical vibes?

Garnishing the Caribbean Cruise with a pineapple wedge or a slice of lime can greatly enhance its tropical appearance and vibe. Adding a small umbrella or a cherry on top can also contribute to the cocktail's visual appeal and thematic consistency.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Caribbean Cruise compare to other tropical cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 16%, the Caribbean Cruise is moderately strong compared to other tropical cocktails. For comparison, a traditional Piña Colada or a Mai Tai usually ranges between 12% to 15% alcohol by volume, making the Caribbean Cruise slightly stronger and more potent.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Caribbean Cruise that retains its tropical flavor?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version of the Caribbean Cruise by substituting the coconut rum and white rum with coconut water or non-alcoholic rum alternatives and using a non-alcoholic vodka substitute. The grenadine and pineapple juice remain the same, ensuring the drink retains its tropical flavor profile.

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