5 Delicious Coconut Cocktails to Celebrate World Coconut Day!

5 Delicious Coconut Cocktails to Celebrate World Coconut Day!

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Introduction

Today is World Coconut Day, and what better way to celebrate than by enjoying some delicious coconut cocktails? Coconuts are a versatile fruit that can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. They are also a great ingredient in cocktails, because they add sweetness, creaminess, and tropical flavor. In this blog post, we will share five recipes for coconut cocktails that you can make at home!

The Origin Of Coconuts and World Coconut Day

Coconuts are an edible fruit of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera), a tree of the palm family (Arecaceae). Coconuts are assumed to have originated somewhere in Indo-Malaya and are one of the most important crops of the tropics. Coconut flesh is high in fat and can be dried or eaten fresh or processed into coconut milk or coconut oil. The liquid of the nut, known as coconut water, is used in beverages.

World Coconut Day is celebrated every year on September 2nd to spread awareness about the importance of coconuts. The day was started in 2009 by the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) to encourage the use of coconuts in daily life. Coconuts are a versatile food source that can be used in sweet or savory dishes, and they are a good source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. In addition to being delicious, coconuts also have numerous health benefits. So, if you're looking for a nutritious and delicious snack, make sure to include coconuts in your diet!

Choco Coco Tini

How To Make The Choco Coco Tini Recipe

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Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 2 oz Coconut Milk
  • 0.25 oz Coconut Cream
  • 0.25 Chocolate Syrup

Glass:

Old Fashioned

Instructions:

Preparation time without the Barsys Coaster 5 - 10 minutes

  1. In a mixing glass with ice, add in Vodka, Coconut Milk, Coconut Cream, and Chocolate Syrup.
  2. Stir gently, strain into an Old-Fashioned Glass, and serve.

Eastern Colada

How To Make The Eastern Colada Recipe

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Ingredients:

  • 2 oz White Rum
  • 0.5 oz Coconut Syrup
  • 1 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 0.75 oz Lime Juice

Glass:

Coupe

Garnish:

2 Pandan Leaves

Instructions:

Preparation time without the Barsys Coaster: 3 - 5 minutes

  1. In a cocktail shaker with ice, add in the White Rum, Coconut Syrup, Pineapple Juice, and Lime Juice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a chilled Coupe Glass.
  3. Garnish with the Pandan Leaves and serve.

From The Tropics

How To Make The From The Tropics Recipe

Tip: Use the Barsys Coaster for an elevated cocktail-making experience!

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Coconut Rum
  • 1 oz Lychee Juice
  • 1 oz Orange Juice
  • 0.5 oz Lime Juice
  • 0.5 oz Grenadine Syrup

Glass:

Coupe

Garnish:

Orange Peel

Instructions:

Preparation time without the Barsys Coaster 5 - 10 minutes

  1. In a mixing glass with ice cubes, add in Coconut Rum, Lychee Juice, Orange Juice, Lime Juice, and Grenadine Syrup.
  2. Mix well and strain into a chilled Coupe Glass.
  3. Garnish with an Orange Peel and serve.

TULUM MAGIC

How To Make The TULUM MAGIC Recipe

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Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Coconut Tequila
  • 0.5 oz Orange Liqueur
  • 0.5 oz Vanilla Syrup
  • 0.75 oz Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz Coconut Milk
  • 1 pinch Salt

Glass:

Old Fashioned

Garnish:

Lemon Wheel

Instructions:

Preparation time without the Barsys Coaster: 5 - 8 minutes

  1. In a mixing glass with ice cubes, add Coconut Tequila, Orange Liqueur, Vanilla Syrup, Lemon Juice, Coconut Milk, and Salt.
  2. Mix well and strain into an ice filled Old Fashioned Glass.
  3. Garnish with a Lemon Wheel and serve.

COCO LOCO

How To Make The COCO LOCO Recipe

Tip: Use the Barsys Coaster for an elevated cocktail-making experience!

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Gin
  • 0.5 oz Vanilla Liqueur
  • 0.5 oz Ginger Syrup
  • 1 oz Orange Juice
  • 0.75 oz Lime Juice
  • 1 oz Coconut Milk

Glass:

Coupe

Garnish:

Orange Peel

Instructions:

Preparation time without the Barsys Coaster 5 - 10 minutes

  1. In a mixing glass with ice cubes, add in Gin, Vanilla Liqueur, Ginger Syrup, Orange Juice, Lime Juice, and Coconut Milk.
  2. Mix well and strain into a chilled Coupe Glass.
  3. Garnish with an Orange Peel and serve.

Tips On How To Make The Best Coconut Cocktail

  • Add even more coconut flavor to your drinks by adding coconut cream, coconut milk, or coconut syrup.
  • Try serving your drink over ice or blend and freeze to make a slushy.
  • Serve in a hurricane glass for an added cool, tropical element.
  • Experiment and garnish with a pineapple wedge, orange slice, and or maraschino cherry.

Recommended Vodka Brands

Absolut is a classic brand that offers a wide variety of flavors to suit any taste. It's made in Sweden from winter wheat, and it's distilled an impressive 10 times.

Grey Goose is known for its smooth taste and superior quality, making it a favorite among vodka connoisseurs. It's made from French wheat and spring water, and it's distilled five times for a super-clean taste.

Tito's handmade vodka is also a popular choice, thanks to its unique flavor and affordable price. It's made in Austin, Texas, and it's distilled six times for a wonderfully smooth taste.

Recommended White Rum Brands

Bacardi rum is made from sugar cane and is aged in oak barrels for at least one year. Bacardi Superior White Rum has notes of citrus and fruit, making it a versatile rum that can be used in a variety of cocktails.

Captain Morgan is another well-known brand of white rum and it is made with Jamaican molasses and distilled in Jamaica. This rum has a slightly sweet taste with vanilla undertones.

Wray & Nephew white rum is made from sugar cane and distilled in pot stills. This rum has a fruity aroma with notes of banana and citrus.

Recommended Coconut Tequila Brands

1800 Coconut Tequila is one of the most popular brands on the market. 1800 is made with 100% blue agave and infused with natural coconut flavor. The result is a smooth, sweet, and coconutty tequila that is perfect for sipping neat or using in drinks.

Mar Azul is made with 100% agave and infused with natural coconut and vanilla flavors. The resulting tequila is slightly sweeter than 1800, but it still makes an excellent choice for cocktails or sipping neat.

El Padrino de Mi Tierra is made with 100% blue agave and infused with natural coconut flavors. The resulting tequila has a slightly more intense coconut flavor than 1800 or Mar Azul, making it a good choice for lovers of all things coconut.

Conclusion

So there you have it, five great coconut cocktails for World Coconut Day. Whether you’re celebrating on World Coconut Day or looking to try out some fun new coconut cocktails there’s sure to be a drink for everyone. So gather your ingredients, invite some friends over, and celebrate in style!

Cheers,

Team Barsys

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