The Only 3 Drinks You Need In The Caribbean

No need to sip on a cocktail with an umbrella in it, you can look off the deck of your yacht and see – you’re already in paradise. Whether you like fruity or light, these are the only cocktails you need to make your time out on the water a true BVI getaway.

 

PAINKILLER

Whatever your pleasure may be, there’s no doubt that this anything but medicinal-tasting cocktail will set the mood. Let this BVI original take the pain away.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Pusser’s dark rum
  • 1 oz cream of coconut
  • 4 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 oz orange juice

Directions: Shake or stir all ingredients. Pour over ice in a tall glass. Sprinkle nutmeg on top and serve.

 

MOTHER

If you’re intimidated by this drink, well, good. Legend says this oddly-named drink has left many begging for their “mother.” We say that it’s perfect, though, when you’re just looking to sit back, relax, and get the job done.

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Sour mix
  • 1 oz Grenadine
  • Beer, To Taste

Directions: Mix all but beer together. Pour about 1/2 into a glass, over ice, then top with beer to personal taste.

 

RUM PUNCH

Ah, yes. This old classic really keeps to its namesake and is known for it’s easy to make/easy to drink ratio.

Ingredients:

  • Splash of lemon juice
  • 2 Cups Cruzan light rum
  • 2 liters ginger ale
  • 1 qt. fruit punch
  • 1 qt. orange juice or pineapple juice
  • Ice cubes

Directions: Pour all ingredients into a punch bowl. Stir really well. Serve over one ice cube in each glass.

 

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