This is my sort of blue Hawaiian cocktail recipe. Why sort of blue? Because it’s more of a greenish blue, which is the result of more pineapple juice.
It seems like I’m always talking about my sister Nancy’s favorite cocktail. Or should I say cocktails. My sister used to party a lot when she was in her 20s. That was before she got married.
Like everyone in my family, Nancy enjoyed her vittles and libations. A lot of my family’s ‘good times’ revolve around food. I’m sure a lot of families are like that too. When we get together, it’s food, food, more food and drinks.
In fact, this past weekend we went to my brother’s house in Rhode Island and had lots of good meals and drinks. We also talked about the good meals and drinks.
Is your family like that? Leave me a comment to let me know as I’m interested in other peeps lives and stories.
Back to Nancy
My sister had a lot of favorite drinks.
Here are a few that I’ve blogged about already:
Nancy enjoyed a variety of cocktails. And I mean enjoyed. She’d smack her lips and profess how much she liked whatever she was drinking or eating! I only do that with things I really like. Though my enjoyment is evident! I smile a lot when I’m eating.
On to the recipe.
The Ingredients for the Sort of Blue Hawaiian Cocktail and the Mixing
We have a cute little container of pineapple juice, coconut rum and blue Curacao. You will also see simple syrup in the above photo but I didn’t use it.
Why did I put it in the photo but NOT in the cocktail? Because I made a mistake. OKAY? I feel like every cocktail has simple syrup so I went on autopilot.
Now I’m going to start!
I grab my ever faithful and fabulous cocktail shaker and fill it half way with ice. I add 2 ounces coconut rum, 1 ounce blue Curacao and 4 ounces of pineapple juice. I usually put 3 ounces of pineapple juice in the blue Hawaiian cocktail, but I felt like more.
You can put anywhere between 2 – 4 ounces and it will still be delicious!
Here’s the shaker before I capped it and shook it, because the ingredients look pretty in the shaker.
I cap the shaker and shake it 20 times before I pour the contents into a tulip glass. I also slice a lime wheel for garnish.
Let’s look at a closer view.
And the vertical view.
I hope you enjoyed this recipe!Print
Such a fun, colorful drink. You don’t always have to be blue, you can be blue/green!
- 2 ounces coconut rum
- 1 ounce blue Curacao
- 2 – 4 ounces pineapple juice (I used 4, hence the blue/green color)
Tools, Garnish and Glassware
- Cocktail shaker
- Lime wheel
- Tulip glass
- Fill cocktail shaker 1/2 way with ice
- Add rum, blue Curacao and pineapple juice
- Cap shaker and shake 20 times
- Pour contents in glass and place lime wheel on side of glass or in drink
- Talk about how yummy it is
The more pineapple juice you use, the lighter color your Blue Hawaiian will be!
- Serving Size: 10 ounces
- Calories: 305