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Drink Recipes:

Amaretto Sours

Apple Cider, hot

Bahama Mama

Coffee, Scots Irish

Dark 'N' Stormy

Long Island Iced Tea

Margarita, Dad's

No Pina Colada

Punch, Patriotic

Rum Punch


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Float Your Boat Party Drinks

These party drink recipes will keep your guests refreshed.

Scots-Irish Coffee

6 oz. strong hot fresh-brewed coffee

Add 1 to 1-1/2 oz. Drambuie (scotch liqueur)

Serve in a glass mug with a handle and top generously with whipped cream (not frozen whipped topping).


Hot Apple Pie

6 oz. warm apple cider (microwave in mug about 1 minute)

Add 2 oz. Tuaca or other vanilla liquor, top with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon.


Amaretto Sours

Mix equal parts of bottled sour mix and amaretto. Shake well with cracked ice and serve.


Patriotic Punch

1/2 Cup Triple Sec

1 Cup Vodka

1 Cup liquid sweet and sour mix

1 Cup lemonade

Mix well and serve with ice.


Dark 'N' Stormy

In a tall glass, mix:

1-1/2 oz. dark or golden rum

About 6 oz. of cold ginger beer

A twist of lime or dash of Rose's lime juice.

Fill the rest of the glass with ice


Rum Punch Mon
1-1/2 oz. light rum
1 oz. dark rum
1 oz. coconut rum
2 oz. Pineapple juice
2 oz. Orange juice
1/4 oz. Lime juice
1/2 oz. Grenadine

Variant of the Bahama Mama. Mix all ingredients together in a pitcher. Pour creation over ice cubes in any type of cup or glass. Just change ounces into cups and you’ll have a large batch made up in no time.

Bahama Mama
1 oz. Spiced Rum

1-1/2 oz.regular light Rum

2 oz. Coconut Rum

1/4 to 1/2 oz. lemon juice to taste

1 oz. Grenadine

2 oz. Pineapple Juice

2 oz. Orange Juice


My favorite boat drink of all time has to be the Bahama Mama. I like to make up a five-gallon container of these for a party. Just change ounces into cups and you’ll have a large batch made up in no time. Remember to taste test! One warning – if it is spilled the red grenadine will stain your carpet, so it is best used at an outdoor party.


No Pina Colada
1-1/2 oz. pineapple Rum

1-1/2 oz. coconut Rum

1/2 oz. pineapple juice


For smaller gatherings I like to make these. You will not believe how good this tastes!


Dad's Real Margarita Recipe

1-1/2 oz. gold Tequila

1 oz. triple sec (more or less, adjust according to the sweetness of the brand)

Juice of 1/2 to 1 lime depending on how juicy they are.


Serve over crushed ice in a short glass or a margarita glass. Salt the rim if you must, but I never do. This one takes a bit more time due to the squeezing of the limes, so we only do it when we have some extra time.

Of course, all the Parrot Heads out there will be sure to enjoy Dad’s famous Real Margarita.


Long Island Iced Tea

1 oz. Vodka

1 oz. Tequila

1 oz. Rum

1 oz. Gin

1 oz. Triple Sec

1 1/2 oz. bottled sour mix


Mix together in large pitcher. Pour over ice and add splash Coca-Cola to each glass. Add lemon slice if desired. Change the ounces to cups, or whatever measurement is appropriate to make larger baches. Pour over ice and add the coke on a per glass basis.



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