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Top Beach Drinks Around the World

TOP BEACH DRÍNKS Around the World Cocktails and the beach go together like palm trees and sunshine; there's just something so fitting about the combination. This perfect pairing is something that is experienced all over the world on beaches in every continent. GLOBAL MIXOLOGY E PUERTO RICO Piña Colada • Rum, Cream of Coconut, Pineapple Juice • The Piña Colada has been the official beverage of Puerto Rico since 1978. • Ramon "Monchito" Marrero introduced the Piña Colada at the Caribe Hilton's Beachcomber Bar in San Juan BRAZIL Caipirinha • Cachaça, Sugar, Lime • Cachaça production began soon after the introduction of sugarcane into Brazil – sometime around 1550. • Some thirsty soul realized that distilling the fermented cane juice resulted in delicious alcohol: cachaça was born. CALIFORNIA, USA Mai-Tai Spiced Rum, Coconut Rum, Grenadine, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice • Originated in Oakland, California in 1944 • In 1970, Vic Bergeron won an out-of-court settlement that said he invented the Mai Tai. He said, "A lot of bastards all over the country have copied it and copyrighted it and claimed it for their own. I hope they get the pox." JAMAICA Nineteen Sixty Tuwo • Rum, Appleton Rum, Apricot Liqueur, Amaretto, Orange Juice, Clear Syrup • A Couples Resorts Original • Shaken, strained well over ice, and garnished with an orange or pineapple E CUBA Daiquiri • Light Rum, Frozen Lemonade Concentrate, Lemon Lime Soda, Frozen Strawberries • The Daiquiri originated during the Spanish-American War • It was Earnest Hemingway's favorite drink MEXICO Margarita • Tequila, Triple Sec, Frozen Limeade Concentrate • Carlos "Danny" Herrera developed the drink at his Tijuana-area restaurant, Rancho La Gloria, around 1938 • On Average, Americans consume 185,000 margaritas per hour | ITALY Limoncello • Vodka, Lemon, Sugar, Water • The origins are competed by the areas of Sorrentini, Amalfitani, and Capresi • Legend has it that fisherman used to drink Limoncello to fight the cold since the time of the Saracen invasion. MASSACHUSETTS, USA Cape Codder • Vodka, Cranberry Juice • Originated in Cape Cod, Massachusetts in 1944 due to the large production of cranberries in the region. • The Cape Codder has many famous relatives such as the Sea Breeze and the Sex on the Beach. THAILAND Sabai Sabai Mekhong, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Thai Basil, Club Soda Known as the Thai welcome drink • The defining ingredient: a pinch of fresh, roughly chopped, Thai basil. INDIA Gin & Tonic • Gin, Tonic Water, Lime • Gin was originally prescribed as medical treatment, thought to aid circulation while Tonic was thought to fight malaria • For your next black light party: the quinine in tonic water makes it fluorescent KENYA Dawa • Vodka, Sugar, Lime, Dawa Stick, Honey • In Swahili, Dawa means magic potion or medicine • The Dawa is the most consumed cocktail in Kenya, and has spread throughout the continent. SIGNATURE TROPICAL CR COCKTAIL RECIPES Doctor Bird DIRECTIONS 1 Pour all ingredients except the cherry brandy into a INGREDIENTS shaker with ice cubes. • 1 oz. crème de banana 2 Shake well. • 2 oz. Galliano 3 Strain into a glass half filled with ice. • 1 oz. liqueur • 2 oz. pineapple juice 4 Top with cherry brandy. 5 Garnish with a slice of pineapple. • 2 oz. coconut rum Dusk til Dawn DIRECTIONS 1 Pour all ingredients except the dark rum into a shaker INGREDIENTS with ice cubes. • 1 oz. vodka Shake well. • 1 oz. coconut rum 3 Strain into a glass half filled with ice. • 2 oz. pineapple juice • 4 oz. fruit syrup 4 Top with dark rum. 6 Garnish with a slice of pineapple. • Topped with coruba One Love DIRECTIONS INGREDIENTS • 1 oz. apricot liqueur 1 Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice cubes. • 2 oz. pineapple juice 2 Shake well. • 1 oz. orange juice 3 Strain into a glass half filled with ice. • 4 oz. straw berry syrup • 2 oz. Appleton white 4 Garnish with a slice of pineapple. Stir It Up DIRECTIONS 1 Pour all ingredients except the dark rum into a shaker with ice cubes. INGREDIENTS 2 Shake well. • 1 oz. blackberry brandy 3 Strain into a glass half filled • 1 oz. peach snapps with ice. • 2 oz. orange juice 4 Top with dark rum. 6 Garnish with a slice of • 2 oz. coruba dark rum orange. DID YOU KNOW? {DRINK FACTS} Alcohol hosts the 13 MINERALS that are ESSENTIAL for human life. Congress declared in 1964 that the Distilled Spirits contain NO fats, cholesterol or carbohydrates. OFFICIAL SPIRIT of 40% the United States is BOURBON. How bubbly is your bubbly? A bottle of champagne has about 49 MILLION BUBBLES. +.. WHAT DID YOU SIP ON THIS Summer? Share your favorite #beachdrinks! HAVE YOU VISITED Couples Resorts? Tell us your favorite #couplesdrinks! SOURCES http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/top-10/beach-drinks/ http://visual.ly/revealed-hidden-stats-and-facts-cocktail-industry http://www.examiner.com/article/busting-bar-myths-the-mai-tai-did-not-come-from-hawaii-or-tahiti http://newworldreview.com/2009/09/the-history-of-the-pina-colada/ http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/the-history-of-the-margarita-57990212/?no-ist http://www.brazil-help.com/cachaca.htm#background http://www.sipsmith.com/blog/articles/gin-and-tonic-a-short-history-of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Codder_%28cocktail%29 http://totalbeverage.net/mixology-monday-sabai-sabai-thai-welcome-drink http://www.flask.com/20-fun-facts-you-didnt-know-about-alcohol/#.U5ca5SgVA70 http://www.curiousread.com/2009/03/35-interesting-and-fun-alcohol-facts.html#WGzXiopjZHV1q6u1.99 COUPLES Brought to you by: RESORTS

Top Beach Drinks Around the World

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Relaxing on the beach or by the pool is almost perfect; sipping on something cold and sweet while you’re doing it is perfect. Everyone has their favorite beach drink, we really mean it, everyone! Po...

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