Saturday, May 14, 2011
The Bushwacker: A Virgin Island Cocktail Delight
The recipe is a clean and simple one, but there are several variations of it that I have seen in my travels including some of my own.
Cream of Coconut
Kahlua Coffee Liqueur
Dark Creme de Cocoa
Milk or Half and Half
All of the ingredient are put in the blender with ice and blended until smooth. I like to put a swirl of chocolate syrup on the sides of the glass before pouring the ingredients into the glass. I also top it with fresh ground nutmeg, an orange slice and a cherry. These are optional, but add a nice little appearance thing that the customers like. You can float the Bushwacker with a dark rum like Myer's or even the Kraken, another viable option. No matter how you make it it's a great cocktail that you and your friends can enjoy. ;o)
The Rum Runner a Cocktail from the Keys
The recipe calls for one ounce of light rum, dark rum, blackberry brandy, banana liqueur, orange juice, pineapple Juice, and a splash of grenadine. All the ingredients placed is a shaker with ice, shaken and poured into a highball glass and garnished with an orange slice. This sweet and fruity cocktail has been a best seller of the tropics and is usually found in some version or another all over the Caribbean and wherever you find a good tropical bar.
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