These luau drink recipes will have your guests in a Hawaiian state of mind pretty dang quick.
Of course you won't go wrong serving the old standards too. Piña coladas and daiquiris will always go over well. But for an authentic touch, definitely throw a couple of these luau cocktails into the mix.
It's a good idea to have a batch of non-alcoholic tropical drinks available too. The non-alcoholic versions of frozen drinks tend to have the best taste. The strong coconut and fruity flavors in piña coladas and daiquiris more than make up for the lack of rum. A lava flow without rum would be another good choice. It makes a delicious tropical smoothie.
*orgeat syrup is syrup made from almonds.
Stir together first 5 ingredients and pour into a large glass over ice. Float the 151 and dark rum on top. Garnish with a slice of pineapple or orange.
Combine ingredients in the order listed in a highball glass over crushed ice. Stir and garnish with pineapple.
Fill a large glass with ice. Add first 5 ingredients. Fill glass with passion fruit juice and stir. Float 151 rum on top. Garnish with a slice of pineapple.
Blend both rums and the strawberries until smooth. Pour into a tall glass. Rinse the blender and then blend the banana, creme of coconut, and pineapple juice with a cup of crushed ice until smooth. Pour this mixture very slowly over the strawberry mixture. The strawberry mixture will ooze its way up along the sides of the glass, creating the flowing lava effect. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Serve in a tall glass. Garnish with a slice of pineapple or an orchid.
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Pour into a glass over ice. Garnish with a pineapple slice or an orchid.