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AMF Cocktail (Long Island Iced Tea Riff)

This tall, citrusy sipper is a lighter, blue-r version of the infamous Long Island Iced Tea. Lemon-lime soda takes the place of cola, and blue curaçao adds a pop of summery color. No, the AMF isn’t a refined cocktail. It isn’t fancy, or complicated. It’s a simple drink that is sweet, sour, and most importantly …

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Missionary’s Downfall (Rum Cocktail with Pineapple, Peach, and Mint)

Missionary’s Downfall is a lesser-known classic tiki cocktail that is incredibly refreshing and fairly light. Unlike many tiki drinks, Missionary’s Downfall is not overly boozy and doesn’t require too many oddball ingredients! One of the things that makes the tiki genre so fun is the layers of interesting flavors from various rums, exotic syrups, and …

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Fassionola Daiquiri

This fruity Daiquiri is made with fassionola, a tiki syrup flavored with a variety of fruits, including passion fruit. Simply replacing simple syrup with fassionola makes for a delicious tropical spin on the classic rum cocktail. Fassionola syrup is an old school tiki ingredient that hasn’t been used in drink recipes much since the 1960s, …

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Cobra’s Fang (Classic Tiki Cocktail)

The Cobra’s Fang is a classic tiki cocktail made with rum, citrus, syrups, and dashes of bitters and absinthe. Invented by the father of tiki, Don Beach, the Cobra’s Fang is a fun classic that uses two tiki-specific ingredients: Fassionola and falernum Fassionola is a bright red syrup made with passion fruit and other tropical …

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Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) Tiki Cocktail

This post is sponsored by Spirit Hub. Learn more about how Spirit Hub brings craft spirits from independent distilleries to your doorstep here. This tiki-inspired spiced rum and amaro cocktail is named for the Hawaiian way to say ‘Merry Christmas.’ Merrymeeting Spiced Rum from Portland Maine’s Three of Strong Spirits fortifies with flavors of cinnamon and ginger, …

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Classic Piña Coladas (Plus a Lower Calorie Recipe)

The Piña Colada is a classic, frozen summer cocktail that blends white rum with the tropical flavors of pineapple and coconut. Read on for two very easy recipes that will make you feel like you’ve been whisked away to a private island (even if you’re really just kicking back on the couch in front of …

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