16 Assorted 99 Bananas Drink Recipes

Published May 19, 2022
Ingredients for making delicious tropical cocktail

Banana is a unique and challenging flavor to capture, especially in a cocktail. But once you've captured that magic, you'll be the one teaching all of your friends your tricks. Crack open your bottle of 99 Bananas liqueur and whip up a few of these delicious cocktails.

99 Bananas and a Coconut

What happens when you mush several bananas and a coconut into a glass? You break the glass. Thankfully, you have this recipe to pack those flavors into an unbroken glass.

Cocktail with banana, coconut and pineapple

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces coconut milk
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce 99 Bananas
  • 1 ounce coconut rum
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, coconut milk, pineapple juice, 99 Bananas, and coconut rum.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

Banana Shooter

Take your banana straight with a shot that isn't pretentious.

Banana Shooter

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, 99 Bananas, spiced rum, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Banana Rum Punch

You know and love rum punch. And since it's a recipe that's so easily modified or changed, why not add a little banana to the mix?

Glasses of punch

Ingredients

  • 1 ounces silver rum
  • 1 ounce 99 Bananas
  • ¾ ounce dark rum
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce grenadine
  • Ice
  • Lime slice and orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, silver rum, 99 Bananas, dark rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, lime juice, and grenadine.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lime slice and orange slice.

Drunken Monkey

Emphasize the summery flavors of banana with other tropical notes, much like any Caribbean cocktail you might find. But with a secret weapon.

Drunken monkey cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces coconut rum
  • 1 ounce 99 bananas
  • ½ ounce spiced rum
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • ¾ ounce cherry juice
  • Ice
  • Orange slice, lemon wedge, and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, coconut rum, 99 Bananas, spiced rum, orange juice, pineapple juice, and cherry juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange slice, lemon wedge, and cherry.

Banana Creme Martini

Take your banana flavor to a regal dessert side with this creamy martini. You can also turn this into a 99 Bananas shot by cutting the portions in half.

Banana Martini

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce whipped cream vodka
  • ¾ ounce 99 Bananas
  • ½ ounce Irish cream
  • ½ ounce coconut cream
  • Ice
  • Coconut shavings for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, whipped cream vodka, 99 Bananas, Irish cream, and coconut cream.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with coconut shavings.

Banana Cream Pie

Skip the coconut ingredients in favor of nothing but the banana. All banana, all of the time.

Banana Cream Pie Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1 ounce 99 Bananas
  • 1 ounce heavy cream
  • ¾ ounce Irish cream
  • Ice
  • Dehydrated orange slice and thyme sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vanilla vodka, 99 Bananas, heavy cream, and Irish cream.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with dehydrated orange slice and thyme sprig for garnish.

Dirty Banana

The only thing dirty about your cocktail is your blender afterward, but that's a small price to pay for such a tasty drink.

Dirty Banana

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces silver rum
  • 1 ounce 99 Bananas
  • ¾ ounce coffee liqueur
  • 2 ounces heavy cream
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1-2 bananas, ripe and peeled
  • Orange slice for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add ice, silver rum, 99 Bananas, coffee liqueur, heavy cream, and bananas.
  2. Blend until desired consistency.
  3. Pour into highball glass.
  4. Garnish with orange peel, if desired.

Banana Split

Pop your banana split dessert into a martini glass. There is no need to end your day with disappointment when you realize you don't have any ice cream. Like other 99 Bananas recipes, you can easily enjoy this as a shot by cutting the ingredient sizes in half.

Banana Slipt

Ingredients

  • Simple syrup and chocolate sprinkles for garnish
  • 1 ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1 ounce 99 Bananas
  • ¾ ounce chocolate liqueur
  • Ice
  • Chocolate shavings for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, place the simple syrup in saucer and dip rim into syrup.
  2. With the sprinkles on a separate saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sprinkles to coat.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vanilla vodka, 99 Bananas, and chocolate liqueur.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with chocolate shavings.

Screaming Banana

If you want your 99 Bananas to look like a healthy smoothie on ice, you've found your match.

Screaming banana

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces 99 Bananas
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • ¾ ounce white crème de cacao
  • ¾ ounce pineapple juice
  • Ice
  • Banana slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, 99 Bananas, vodka, white crème de cacao, and pineapple juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball or hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with banana slice.

Banana Daiquiri

So you want a banana cocktail that is easy on the dairy and a call back to bygone cocktail days? Welcome, to the banana daiquiri.

Banana Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces gold rum
  • ¾ ounce 99 Bananas
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Orange wheel and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, gold rum, 99 Bananas, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with orange wheel and cherry.

Chunky Monkey

There is no need to go fishing for your ice cream scoop when all you need is a shaker for that signature chunky monkey flavor.

Chunky Monkey

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce rum
  • 1 ounce 99 Bananas
  • ¾ ounce almond liqueur
  • ¾ ounce crème de cacao
  • ½ ounce cream of coconut
  • 2 ounces heavy cream
  • Ice
  • Whipped cream and chocolate syrup for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, rum, 99 Bananas, almond liqueur, crème de cacao, cream of coconut, and heavy cream.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.

Banana Old-Fashioned

Don't scroll by this recipe just yet -- the subtle banana gives this old-fashioned a new spin without the banana taking over. If you want a bolder banana flavor, you can infuse your whiskey, too.

Old fashioned on ice with orange zest garnish

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce 99 Bananas
  • 2-3 dashes walnut bitters
  • 1-2 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Ice
  • Orange peel for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a mixing glass, add ice, bourbon, simple syrup, 99 Bananas, and bitters.
  2. Stir rapidly to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange peel, if desired.

Banana Hammock

Slip your banana flavors from a rocks glass into a martini glass. And allow those spiced flavors to carry you away.

Martini glass with banana and orange cocktail

Ingredients

  • Lemon wedge and sugar for rim
  • 1½ ounces spiced rum
  • ¾ ounce 99 Bananas
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the martini glass or coupe with the lemon wedge.
  2. With the sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, spiced rum, 99 Bananas, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.

Talking Monkey

The espresso martini isn't just for chocolate and berry flavors. In fact, those rich chocolate flavors go incredibly well with bananas.

Talking Monkey

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce espresso vodka
  • ¾ ounce 99 Bananas
  • ½ ounce coffee liqueur
  • ½ ounce white creme de cacao
  • Ice
  • Three whole coffee beans for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, espresso vodka, 99 Bananas, coffee liqueur, and white creme de cacao.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with three whole coffee beans, if desired.

Rock Lobster

Grab your blender and toss all the ingredients inside for a rockin' banana cocktail in no time.

Rock lobster cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces coconut rum
  • 1 ounce 99 Bananas
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • ½ ounce pineapple juice
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled
  • 1½ cups ice
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add ice, coconut rum, 99 Bananas, grenadine, pineapple juice, orange juice, and banana.
  2. Blend until smooth or desired consistency.
  3. Pour into highball or hurricane glass.
  4. Garnish with lime wheel.

Orange You Glad

Even though the punch line of this historical knock-knock joke skips the banana, rest assured this cocktail doesn't.

Orange you glad cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • ¾ ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce 99 Bananas
  • 1 ounce vanilla vodka
  • Ice
  • Orange wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add orange juice, pineapple juice, 99 Bananas, and vanilla vodka.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange wheel.

Going Bananas for 99 Bananas

It can be dangerous getting your hopes up for anything banana flavored, but rest assured, these cocktails keep the dream alive. Whether you go with a traditional cocktail or something modern and over the top, these 99 Bananas recipes will satisfy any desire. And try more of 99 Proofs tasty flavors in 99 Proof cocktails.

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