Bahama Breeze Recipes With Big Island Flavor

Published June 29, 2022
Bahama Breeze cocktails

Set your sails for the islands with the fruity and warm weather flavors of the Bahama breeze. With different variations, there's one that's sure to add a sunny gust to your day, from boozy to something a little lighter. Pull up a lounge chair or blanket as you relax with any of these Bahama breeze recipes.

Bahama Breeze

Allow yourself to get swept away into the ocean waves, metaphorically only, with this sure to soothe the soul recipe.

bahama breeze cocktail with pineapple and cherry garnish

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • ¾ ounce apricot brandy
  • ½ ounce banana liqueur
  • ½ ounce coconut rum
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • 2½ ounces pineapple juice
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, dark rum, apricot brandy, banana liqueur, coconut rum, grenadine, and pineapple juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple wedge and cherry.

Frozen Bahama Breeze

Cool off with a frozen version of the tropical Bahama breeze. As a bonus, the added fruit juices mean this cocktail can just about pass for a smoothie.

frozen bahama breeze cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 1 ounce white rum
  • ¾ ounce banana liqueur
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½ ounce cranberry juice
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1½ cups crushed ice
  • Watermelon wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add ice, dark rum, white rum, banana liqueur, pineapple juice, orange juice, cranberry juice, grenadine, and lemon juice.
  2. Blend until smooth or until desired consistency.
  3. Pour into cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with watermelon wedge.

Citrus Bahama Breeze

Emphasize the tart citrus flavors in combination with the rum for an absolutely stand-out cocktail.

Citrus Bahama Breeze

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces coconut rum
  • 1½ ounces grapefruit juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce lime cordial
  • 2 dashes peach cocktail bitters
  • Ice
  • Grapefruit slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, coconut rum, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, lime cordial, and peach bitters.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into cocktail glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with grapefruit slice.

Nonalcoholic Bahama Breeze

Keep it lite and booze-free with this all-age and walk-of-life-friendly mocktail version of the Bahama breeze. Bottoms up!

nonalcoholic bahama breeze cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • ¾ ounce cream of coconut
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce apricot nectar
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • ½ ounce cranberry juice
  • 2-3 dashes peach bitters
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge and cocktail umbrella for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, lime juice, apricot nectar, grenadine, cranberry juice, and peach bitters.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple wedge and cocktail umbrella.

Setting Sights on a Bahama Breeze

Leave behind the cares and worries of your day in favor of an island cocktail. The Bahama breeze cocktail will surely please your tastebuds and quench the soul for a moment of sunshine. And once you've set sail, you can explore other island cocktails along the way.

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