Atlantic Breeze

Atlantic Breeze

Atlantic Breeze

I like to pick up drink recipes during tropical vacations. The Atlantic Breeze, which I came across while visiting the Cayman Islands, is refreshing enough to make you feel like you’re on vacation even when you aren’t. The flavours start with sweet vanilla, followed by light apricot, pineapple, tart lemon and dry aged rum.

Ingredients

1 1/2 oz Brugal Anejo Rum

1/2 oz Bols Apricot Brandy liqueur

2 1/2 oz Pineapple juice

1/2 oz Lemon juice

1/4 oz Galliano Liqueur

Garnish with an orange wheel

Method

Pour all ingredients except the Galliano into a tall glass filled with ice. Stir and then float the Galliano on top. Garnish with an orange wheel and enjoy.

Tips

This drink is a breeze to make. Floating the Galliano on top allows the rich aroma and sweet flavour of vanilla to be the first to reach your senses.

Cruzan Daiquiri

Traditional daiquiris are a simple and breezy mix of light rum, lime juice and simple syrup– much different from the frozen blends that most people imagine. Escape the mundane this National Daiquiri Day with the Cruzan Daiquiri.

Ernest Hemingway Daquiri

Ingredients:

-1 part Cruzan Aged Light Rum
-A splash of Lime Juice
-1/2 tsp. Sugar

Method:

Combine ingredients into a mixing glass and shake well with ice. Serve in a rocks glass, or strain to a cocktail glass.

Weekender

WeekenderWeeknder

Weekends are what many of us count down to each week — the few days we take for ourselves and relax. To help you chill out, try this fruity-sweet cocktail full of tropical notes of coconut, banana, and orange.

May you have a great weekend!

Ingredients

2 oz. Cruzan coconut rum

1 oz. Brugal Anejo rum

1 oz. Bols banana liqueur

3 oz. orange juice

Ginger ale

Swirl of grenadine

Method

Pour rums, liqueur and grenadine into a tall glass filled with ice. Add orange juice and top with ginger ale. Carefully stir and garnish with any tropical garnish, or a cocktail umbrella.

Tips

If you’re serving a few people, make up a pitcher so you can relax instead of constantly preparing more drinks.

Pour all the ingredients except ginger ale into a pitcher. When someone needs a refill, stir the pitcher and pour into glass with ice, then top with ginger ale.