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Easy Tiki Cocktail for a Tropical Happy Hour

Refreshing and made with two kinds of rum, this easy tiki cocktail comes together quickly and will make your happy hour feel a bit more tropical.

Makes 1 cocktail.

2 oz pineapple juice 
1 oz white rum
1.5 oz coconut rum
0.75 oz dark rum
1 oz orgeat syrup
1 oz fresh orange or clementine juice  
0.5 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz simple syrup

Combine everything in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. 

Shake it up.

Strain into a glass.

Enjoy!

Tips for Easy Tiki Cocktail

  • Fresh juice is important in this recipe.
  • Make your simple syrup ahead of time so it has time to chill.
  • If you don’t have orgeat syrup, just leave it out. The cocktail is still tasty without it.

Happy Hour Snack Pairing

Slow Cooker Savory Spiced Nuts

These Slow Cooker Savory Spiced nuts are a delicious bar snack to enjoy with your cocktail.

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Easy Tiki Cocktail

Easy Tropical Tiki Cocktail


  • Author: MittenGirl
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x

Ingredients

Scale

2 oz pineapple juice 
1 oz white rum
1.5 oz coconut rum
0.75 oz dark rum
1 oz orgeat syrup
1 oz fresh orange or clementine juice  
0.5 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz simple syrup


Instructions

Combine everything in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. 

Shake it up.

Strain into a glass.

Enjoy!

  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Cocktail Shaker
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: tiki cocktail, drink, homemade happy hour, rum, dark rum, happy hour cocktails

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A Different View of Spring Butterflies

The surest sign of spring in Grand Rapids is the Butterflies are Blooming exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Despite the chilly temps outside and snow still on the ground, every March and April the hot and humid Meijer Gardens Conservatory fills with tropical butterflies and thousands of visitors.

We live in a world where it seems everyone has a camera, so my goal when photographing butterflies at the Gardens is to find a different angle. I have lots of the typical side-profile-of-pretty-butterflies shots, but here are some images from this year’s exhibit that aren’t the usual.