Swaying Winds vacation drink with spiced rum, coconut rum, mango rum, coconut, apricot, cranberry and lime. {recipe and photo credit: Cheri Loughlin}
Swaying Winds vacation drink with spiced rum, coconut rum, mango rum, coconut, apricot, cranberry and lime. {recipe and photo credit: Cheri Loughlin}

Nothing says vacation like a tall drink filled with flavors that remind one of an island paradise. Coconut, mango, pineapple and spiced rum are just what the doctor ordered. A nice beach, sand between my toes, the sound of ocean waves and a warm sunset would be the perfect backdrop for this particular drink. But, when we can’t have everything we want; improvise!

Close your eyes, take a long sip and let the Swaying Winds take you to your perfect vacation destination. Cheers!

Swaying Winds Drink Recipe

Swaying Winds vacation drink with spiced rum, coconut rum, mango rum, coconut, apricot, cranberry and lime. {recipe and photo credit: Cheri Loughlin}
Swaying Winds {recipe and photo credit: Cheri Loughlin}

Swaying Winds – recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

1 ounce Spiced Rum

1 ounce Coconut Rum

1 ounce Mango Rum

1 ounce Cranberry Juice

1 ounce Apricot Nectar

1/2 ounce Lime Juice

1/2 ounce Pineapple juice

Pineapple & Maraschino Cherry Garnish

Combine liquids in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend. Strain into hurricane or highball glass over fresh ice. Garnish.

Just for Fun

YouTube music video featuring The Beach Boys – Kokomo, posted by ClassicVideos80s – Also features footage from one of the more infamous cocktail movies with flair bartending.

Question: What movies come to your mind that prominently feature bartending and / or cocktails in them? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

All content ©2014 Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist. All Rights Reserved. Chat with Cheri @Intoxicologist on Twitter and facebook.com/Intoxicologist or str8upcocktails@gmail.com

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