Say Aloha to Pineapple Drinks

Pineapple, the prickly, bright yellow fruit of Hawaii, plays well with any spirit, but is especially at home with rum drinks. Here are some recipes to add tropical flavor to your sips.

PINEAPPLE POTION Makes one drink. Recipe is from Bacardi.


1 1/2 ounce spiced rum

3 ounces pineapple juice


Fill a glass with ice to chill. Add the spiced rum and top with chilled pineapple juice. Serve immediately.

JUNGLE BIRD Makes one drink. Recipe is from


1 1/2 ounce blackstrap rum

3/4 ounce Campari

1 1/2 ounce pineapple juice

1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed

1/2 ounce demerara syrup

Pineapple wedge, to garnish


Add the rum, Campari, pineapple juice, lime juice and demerara syrup into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

COCO COLADA SPRITZ Makes one drink. Recipe is from Bacardi.


1 1/2 ounce coconut-flavored rum

1/2 ounce pineapple juice

1/4 ounce pineapple syrup

1/2 ounce lemon juice

2 ounces club soda


Fill a highball glass with ice. Add all the ingredients and stir to combine. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and leaf, if desired.

JAMAICAN RUM PUNCH Makes eight servings. Recipe from Allrecipes.


2 1/2 cups pineapple juice

2 1/2 cups orange juice

1 cup 151-proof rum

1/2 cup dark rum

1/4 cup coconut-flavored rum

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

3 tablespoons grenadine syrup

1 orange, sliced

1 lime, sliced

1 lemon, sliced


In a punch bowl, stir together the juices, rums and grenadine syrup. Float in the fruit slices. Chill the punch until ready to serve and ladle into ice-filled glasses.

MALIBU PINEAPPLE BAY BREEZE Recipe is from Malibu Rum.


1 part pineapple rum

1 part cranberry juice

1 part pineapple juice


Add ice to the glass or pitcher, then add the rum and juices. Stir to combine.

PINEAPPLE MINT DAIQUIRI Makes one drink. Recipe is from Ten to One Rum.


2 ounces white rum

1-ounce fresh lime juice

3/4 ounce pineapple simple syrup

6 mint leaves


1. To make pineapple simple syrup, bring 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup water and 2 cups of fresh, chopped pineapple to a boil. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Strain and gently press the pineapple to release the juice. Store in an airtight container. 2. Pour all the ingredients into a shaker and lightly muddle the mint. Fill with ice and shake vigorously. Fine strain the beverage into a coupe glass.