Tiki Bandit

Tiki Bandit

Tiki Bandit

This version of a classic tiki drink mixes two kinds of rum with a variety of fruit juices and syrups.Todd Coleman

This contemporary tiki cocktail created at Frankie's Tiki Room contains a bright mix of fresh fruit juice, syrups, and rums. This recipe first appeared in our April 2012 issue along with Xania Woodman's story Raising the Bar.

Tiki Bandit
This contemporary tiki cocktail created at Frankie's Tiki Room contains a bright mix of fresh fruit juice, syrups, and rums.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. pineapple juice
  • 4 oz. ginger ale
  • 1 12 oz. gold rum
  • 1 12 oz. pineapple rum, such as Cruzan
  • 1 oz. blue curaçao
  • 1 oz. orgeat (available at Keg Works)
  • 1 oz. passion fruit syrup
  • 1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1 wedge pineapple
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Instructions

  1. Shake pineapple juice, ginger ale, rums, curaçao, orgeat, syrup, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker with ice until chilled; strain into a tiki cup filled with ice. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.