Enjoy this vibrant summer cocktail while dreaming of tropical islands and far-off places (or while you are at previously mentioned locations). Only three ingredients, this Blue Whale Cocktail is quick and easy to get your weekend started…
What is your favorite Friday night cocktail?
I love trying new things and exploring new liqueurs and flavors after a long week. Sadly, I am more prone to order one of these sweet rum filled creations instead of the hundreds of craft beers that we have access to all of the time.
The benefit is when mixed right, one of these Blue Whale cocktails or other fun drinks are hands down delicious. The downside… when they aren’t mixed well… they are just… let’s be honest, sugary and gross.
Which is why we can come home and mix these cocktails on our own. And create a little happy hour magic of our own.
Cocktails at home or at Happy Hour?
There’s a local place we love to sit at that can be very hit or miss which is why some days, I don’t worry about whose turn it is to drive and just stay in and make my own.
It’s always fun to go out and be social, but I do love hosting
These Blue Whale cocktails are perfect for Friday night porch sitting or chilling around the pool all afternoon. (Obvs, if you’re over 21 – otherwise, just drop some blue food dye in some 7UP for the wee littles).
Grab a glass and let’s escape somewhere until Monday.
What is a Blue Whale Cocktail
A simple summer sipper, this blue whale recipe pops up on dock side menus when the weather starts to perk up. They are a simple fun summer libation with 3 easy ingredients. Rum, blue curacao, and pineapple juice.
You can serve them on the rocks or blend with ice for a slushy.
How to Make A Blue Whale
Hope down for the easy recipe, but really for a blue whale, you mix rum and blue
The citrus-based juice and curacao help to balance the
Want to spruce it up? Garnish with a pineapple wedge.
Bonus: Swap a splash of lemonade into the mix if you don’t have pineapple juice on hand for that citrus kick.
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- 2 oz blue curacao
- 4 oz rum
- 2 oz pineapple juice
- Combine the blue curacao, rum and pineapple juice in a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Shake to combine and strain over a chilled glass with ice.
- Serve with a pineapple wedge and enjoy.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 290Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 0gSugar: 6gProtein: 0g
Nutrition information provided is an estimate from nutritionix.com. For specific health concerns, please put the recipe into your Dr recommended nutrition calculator.