8 Exotic Cocktail Recipes For Your Pleasure

People like exotic cocktail recipes for various reasons – besides wanting alcohol in the drinks of course. Common belief is that cocktails bring people together hence you often see business cocktail parties. This social activity is a conversation starter as it helps people to loosen up a bit. For those who might not know what exactly a cocktail is, let me give you a brief description. Cocktails are a mixture of spirits, sugar, water and bitters. Additional ingredients may be ice, honey, milk, cream and various herbs. So, do you want to make some tasty drinks? Then you need some good cocktail recipes. Check out these eight fruity, tasty, summer cocktail recipes, which will sure to turn your home into a paradise island. Not to mention you can wow your guests and be the coolest cat in town!

Exotic Cocktail Recipes

Lychee Martini

Exotic Cocktail Recipes - Lychee Martini

Lychee Martini is for the cool and sophisticated types. With this drink you can travel back through Asia, experiencing the delicious lychee fruit.

Lychee Martini Cocktail Recipe

Ice Cubes
6 oz Vodka
4 oz Lychee Juice
Splash of Vermouth
2 Lychees for Garnish

Fill cocktail shaker with ice and add Vodka, Lychee juice and Vermouth. Shake until chilled. Pour into martini glasses and garnish with Lychees.

Blue Lagoon

Exotic Cocktail Recipes - Blue Lagoon

Want to live the high life? Then Blue Lagoon is for you. This is made from Laraha fruit grown from the island of Curacao. You will be in Caribbean paradise far away with this drink.

Blue Lagoon Cocktail Recipe

Ice Cubes
2 oz Vodka
2 oz Blue Curacao Liqueur
Maraschino Cherries for Garnish

Pour the Vodka and Curacao over ice in a highball glass. Top up with Lemonade and garnish with Cherries.

Pina Colada

Exotic Cocktail Recipes - Pina Colada

If you know how to spell FUN, you will love this for sure. Pina Colada is undoubtedly one of the most famous island paradise summer cocktails. Not to mention this is the official drink of Puerto Rico.

Pina Colada Cocktail Recipe

Ice (optional)
3 oz of White Rum
2 oz of Dark Rum
3 oz of Coconut Cream (in a can)
2 oz of Double Cream or Whipping Cream
6 oz of Pineapple Juice
Dash of Angostura Bitters
Maraschino Cherries to Garnish
Pineapple Slices to Garnish

Pour all ingredients into a blender and mix for 15 seconds (with or without ice). Pour into a  glass and garnish with pineapple and cherries.

Mai Tai

Exotic Cocktail Recipes - Mai Tai

For lovers of all things Mai Tai is on top. Mai Tai in Tahitian means ‘out of this world’. Need I say more other than it has been around since 1944 for a reason?

Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

2 oz of Light Rum
1 oz Dark Rum
1 oz of Creme de Almond
1 oz of Triple Sec
Sweet & Sour Mix
Pineapple Juice

Pour the Light Rum, Crème de Almond  in order, into a collins glass. Top with equal parts of Pineapple juice and Sour mix. Add the Dark Rum and serve unstirred.

Mango Daiquiri

Exotic Cocktail Recipes - Mango Daiquiri

Mango Daiquiri is an international icon. If you like to see and be seen, this classic cocktail is the one for you!

Mango Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

Crushed Ice
2 oz of Dark Rum
0.5 oz of Orange Curacao Liqueur
6 oz of Mango Chunks
3 oz of Sweet & Sour Mix

Mix up the Rum, Orange Curacao, Mango and Sour mix with one cup of crushed ice in a blender. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with Mango.

Between The Sheets

Exotic Cocktail Recipes - Between the Sheets

Between The Sheets, as the name suggest is a flirty cocktail for sexy people!

Between The Sheets Cocktail Recipe

Ice Cubes
3/4 oz Light Rum
3/4 oz Brandy
3/4 oz Triple Sec
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
Lemon Twists for Garnish

Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. Strain and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with the lemon twists.

Rum Runner

Exotic Cocktail Recipes - Rum Runner

Rum Runner is for the mischievous. So if you think you’re mischievous enough, you will do what I think you would.

Rum Runner Cocktail Recipe

Ice Cubes
1/4 Cup of Rum
1 Tablespoon of Coconut Rum
2 Tablespoons of Banana Liqueur
2 Tablespoons of Blackberry Brandy
1/2 Cup of Sweet & Sour Mix
1/2 Cup of Orange Juice
Dash of Grenadine
Orange and Lime Wedges for Garnish

Pour the Rum, Coconut Rum, Banana Liqueur and Blackberry Brandy into a tall glass full of ice. Top up with the Sour mix and Orange juice. Add a dash of Grenadine and garnish with Orange and Lime.

Bahama Mama

Exotic Cocktail Recipes - Bahama Mama

Bahama Mama is for laid-back people who value the lazy side of life. Served in a coconut in the Bahamas, this will bring the taste of the tropics into your home.

Bahama Mama Cocktail Recipe

Ice Cubes
1/2 oz Coffee Liqueur
1 oz Dark Rum
1 oz Coconut Liqueur
1/2 oz 151 Proof (high proof) Rum
Juice of 1 Lemon
8 oz Pineapple Juice
Maraschino Cherries for Garnish

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Pour into a glass with cracked ice (wrap ice cubes in a tea towel and crush with a mallet). Garnish with Cherries.

Now that you know some exotic cocktail recipes, next time you say ‘let’s grab a beer after work’ on a Friday, why not switch it up to ‘let’s have some cocktails after work at my place’!

6 Responses to “8 Exotic Cocktail Recipes For Your Pleasure”

  1. Shamis says:

    Hi Eva, I love Pina Colada too :) Thanks for the comment and Bambootini recipe! I’m definitely going to try that out :)
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  2. eva says:

    YUMMY!! some of these cocktails were so yummy i loved them def like the between the sheets and the pina colada so good. i found this other recipe i really like its called the bamboo tini made with ty ku raspberry cranberry juice with ty ku soju and top off with a lime wedge so good!

  3. Shamis says:

    You should definitely try Rum Runner :) Thanks for your comment!
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  4. Vodka Drink Recipes says:

    Great post! I tried most of these, they are delicious. Need to try Rum Runner! Thanks for the post.
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