After a hard day of hiking, paddle-boarding, playing on the beach or one of the other hundreds of activities you can do on Oahu, you deserve a colorful cocktail! We asked some of our favorite resorts for some of their most famous drink recipes! Bottoms up!
Hawaiian Salt – Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, Oahu
1 1/4 oz. Ocean Vodka (from Maui)
3 oz. Passion Fruit Juice
1 tsp Li Hing Mui Powder
Blend and garnish with an orange. Backscratcher is optional.
Duke’s Mai Tai – Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, Oahu
1 1/4 oz. Hana Bay Gold rum
Fresh Pineapple Juice
Fresh Passion Juice
Fresh Orange Juice
1 oz. Simple Syrup
1/2 oz. Orange Curacao
3/4 oz. Diamond Head Dark Rum
Kahala Mai Tai – The Kahala Hotel and Resort, Oahu
0.5 oz Orgeat (Almond Sweetener)
0.5 oz Rock Candy Syrup
0.5 oz Orange Curacao
1.5 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
1.25 oz Bacardi Gold Rum
1.25 oz Curuba Dark Jamaican Rum
Fill a Double Old Fashion glass with ice. Pour all ingredients except rums over the ice. Stir, then top off glass with more ice. Float rums on the mixture. Garnish with a squeeze of lime, pineapple wedge, and an orchid.
The Charlie Chan – Halekulani, Oahu
1 ½ oz Barsol Pisco (Primero)
½ oz Orchid Guava Liqueur
½ oz Strawberry Puree
½ oz Lime Juice
Shake all ingredients with ice. Serve straight up into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a half strawberry on the rim and kaffir lime leaf.