Show me some cocktails that are sweet but not too sweet, with a depth of flavor, absolutely no Campari, and in the tiki family.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I've found some cocktails that fit your preferences for being sweet but not overly sweet, with a depth of flavor, no Campari, and belonging to the tiki family. Here are the top recommendations: 1. **Cocktail ID: 7681** - Rating: 4.8/5 - Details: Cold. Alcoholic. Shaken. Not stirred - Background: The Pago Pago cocktail is a tropical and aromatic blend that features a harmonious mix of tart lime juice, sweet and juicy pineapple, the herbal complexity of Green Chartreuse, smooth white rum, and a hint of rich coffee liqueur. 2. **Cocktail ID: 6778** - Rating: 4.65/5 - Details: Cold. Alcoholic. Not shaken. Not stirred - Background: The Zombie cocktail is a classic tiki drink that offers a potent mix of different rums, tart citrus juice, sweet grenadine, and spices like falernum and aniseed liqueur. 3. **Cocktail ID: 6804** - Rating: 4.62/5 - Details: Cold. Alcoholic. Shaken. Not stirred - Background
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You asked: Sweet cocktails with depth of flavor excluding Campari. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Pago Pago

The Pago Pago cocktail is a tropical and aromatic blend that features a harmonious mix of tart lime juice, sweet...

Lime juice (15ml), Pineapple (2 wedges), Green Chartreuse (15ml), White rum (45ml), Coffee liqueur (15ml)

5 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Zombie

The Zombie cocktail is a classic tiki drink that originated in the 1930s and has become a staple in tiki...

Lime juice (20ml), Gold rum (45ml), Grenadine (1 teaspoon), Jamaican rum (45ml), White rum (30ml), Falernum (15ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Aniseed liqueur (6 drops)

Classic
8 ingredients
4.65 / 5

Mai Tai

The Mai Tai cocktail is a tropical and refreshing drink that originated in the sunny beaches of California during the...

Lime juice (30ml), White rum (30ml), Jamaican rum (30ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Orange liqueur (15ml), Orgeat Syrup (15ml)

Classic
6 ingredients
4.62 / 5

Tia Mia

The Tia Mia cocktail is a tantalizing blend that marries the boldness of Jamaican rum with the smoky sophistication of...

Jamaican rum (30ml), Lime juice (22.5ml), Orgeat Syrup (15ml), Sugar Syrup (10ml), Mezcal (30ml), Orange liqueur (7.5ml)

Classic
6 ingredients
4.4 / 5

Tropical Punch

The Tropical Punch cocktail is a vivid concoction that beckons with its blend of tropical flavors, providing a rich tapestry...

Coconut rum (30ml), Pineapple Juice (90ml), Banana liqueur (30ml)

3 ingredients
4 / 5

Tropical Sunset

The Tropical Sunset cocktail is a vibrant and fruity drink that captures the essence of a beach getaway in a...

Coconut rum (30ml), Orange juice (120ml), Grenadine (15ml), Vodka (60ml), Passion fruit Syrup (15ml), White rum (15ml)

6 ingredients
3.98 / 5

Tropical Paradise

The Tropical Paradise cocktail is a vibrant and fruity concoction that encapsulates the essence of an exotic getaway. The mix...

Coconut rum (30ml), Vodka (30ml), Blueberry Juice (20ml), Pineapple Juice (100ml), Grenadine (10ml)

5 ingredients
3.94 / 5

Tourist Mai Tai

This is the touristy Mai Tai recipe. If you're looking for the classic recipe this isn't it, but it's super...

Pineapple Juice (90ml), Orange juice (60ml), Coconut rum (45ml), Grenadine (Teaspoon), Spiced rum (45ml)

5 ingredients
3.89 / 5

Sunset Mai Tai

The Sunset Mai Tai is a tropical and visually striking cocktail that draws inspiration from the classic Mai Tai while...

Lime juice (30ml), Triple Sec (15ml), White rum (30ml), Dark rum (30ml), Grenadine (Dash), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Velvet Falernum (15ml), Orgeat Syrup (15ml)

8 ingredients
3.78 / 5

Tropical Martini

The Tropical Martini is a flavorful cocktail that encapsulates the essence of an exotic getaway. It's a luscious and enticing...

Coconut rum (60ml), Vodka (90ml), Peach Schnapps (30ml), Pineapple Juice (30ml), Banana liqueur (30ml), Apricot Brandy (30ml)

6 ingredients
3.74 / 5

FAQ's

We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What defines a tiki cocktail?

Tiki cocktails are known for their tropical and exotic ingredients, often featuring rum, fruit juices, and vibrant garnishes. They frequently have complex layers of flavor due to their diverse components.

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Can tiki cocktails be balanced and not overly sweet?

Yes, many tiki cocktails achieve a balance of sweetness with tartness and spice, creating depth of flavor without being overly sweet. Ingredients like lime juice, bitters, and herbal or spiced liqueurs help achieve this balance.

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Are there common ingredients used in tiki cocktails?

Common ingredients in tiki cocktails include various types of rum, citrus juices, grenadine, orgeat syrup, and tropical fruits like pineapples and bananas. Spices and exotic liqueurs such as falernum and aniseed liqueur are also frequently used.

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How are tiki cocktails typically garnished?

Tiki cocktails are often elaborately garnished with fresh fruit slices, mint sprigs, and sometimes with more extravagant decorations like cocktail umbrellas, skewers of tropical fruits, and edible flowers.

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Why is it important to shake some tiki cocktails?

Shaking tiki cocktails helps to mix the ingredients thoroughly and incorporate air, which can enhance the texture and flavor. It also ensures the drink is well-chilled and properly diluted by the ice.

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