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  • The Blue Monkey: A Fast Tiki Drink Recipe for Another Week Gone by FASSST!

    Posted on February 18th, 2011 "Tiki Chris" Pinto 1 comment
    The Blue Monkey

    The Blue Monkey

    Wow, seems like just yesterday I posted our Valentine’s Day movie special, and now it’s already Friday. I had a lot of fun ideas for this week, but life among the coconuts kind of threw me for a loop. Lots of kookie stuff going on…so without any more goofy excuses, here’s a quicky cocktail for the weekend:

    The Blue Monkey

    1 oz Blue Curacao liqueur
    1 oz coconut rum
    1 1/2 oz orange juice
    1/2 oz pineapple juice

    Fill a hurricane glass with ice, pour in the stuff and stir. Drape with orange, pineapple & cherry garnish, plus one of those little plastic monkeys that hangs off the side of the glass. This drink is sweeter than a lot of Tiki drink lovers dig, but you can level it our with a little more pineapple juice and some bitters.

    Enjoy the Weekend, kids! cocktailmonkeys001small

    -Tiki Chris P. reporting from the lounge at Pirate’s Cove Tiki Bar, Florida