As a bartender, I have been experimenting with different ingredients to create the perfect cocktails for my customers. Malibu rum has always been a popular choice among cocktail lovers, thanks to its tropical taste and smooth finish.
Malibu rum is a Caribbean rum that is infused with coconut flavor, making it one of the most versatile spirits to work with. It's perfect for creating refreshing, fruity cocktails that transport you to a tropical paradise.
What I love about Malibu rum is that it pairs well with a variety of mixers, from fruit juices to soda and even sparkling wine. It's also a great base for creating new and exciting cocktails that are perfect for any occasion.
Whether you're lounging by the pool, hosting a summer BBQ, or having a night in with friends, a Malibu cocktail is the perfect drink to enjoy.
In this blog post, I will be sharing some of my favorite Malibu cocktail recipes that are easy to make and perfect for any occasion.
These cocktails are sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more. So, grab your shaker and let's get mixing!
1. Malibu Vodka Cocktail
The Malibu Vodka Cocktail is a refreshing and easy-to-make drink that combines Malibu coconut rum, vodka, fresh lime, sugar syrup, and pineapple juice.
It has a tropical flavor that transports you to a beautiful beach and is perfect for hot summer days or parties with friends. Its versatility and fruity taste make it a must-try for anyone who loves a refreshing cocktail.
2. Malibu Sunset
The Malibu Sunset is a refreshing and tropical cocktail made with Malibu Coconut Rum, Pineapple Juice, and Grenadine Syrup. It has a beautiful color gradient and a fruity, coconut flavor that's perfect for a summer day or a beach party.
The grenadine syrup adds sweetness and a sunset-like color to the drink. It's a must-try for anyone who loves tropical drinks and wants to experience a little bit of paradise in a glass.
3. Malibu Sunset Cocktail
The Malibu Sunset Cocktail is a refreshing and beautiful layered drink made with coconut rum, pineapple, and sweet grenadine. The grenadine sinks to the bottom, while the other ingredients float on top, creating a stunning sunset effect in the glass.
It's perfect for summer parties or events and is an instant crowd-pleaser. This sweet and fruity cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious and easy-to-make drink.
4. RumChata Malibu Lime and Soda
The RumChata Malibu Lime and Soda is a refreshing and tropical cocktail that's perfect for summer. With a blend of sweet Malibu coconut rum, RumChata cream liqueur, sweetened lime juice, and bubbly club soda, this drink is both sweet and refreshing. It's a simple four-ingredient cocktail that's easy to make and goes down easy.
This cocktail has gained popularity on social media, with TikTok users raving about its delicious taste. It's perfect for anyone who loves fruity drinks, especially Coladas. If you're looking for a new cocktail to try this summer, the RumChata Malibu Lime and Soda is definitely worth a try.
5. Malibu Slush
Looking for a refreshing and tropical Malibu cocktail to enjoy this summer? Look no further than the Malibu Slush! This cocktail is a must-have for anyone looking to beat the heat and enjoy a delicious and icy cold drink. Made with only two ingredients, this cocktail is super easy to make and perfect for any occasion.
What's more, you can customize the recipe with your favorite fruit juice to create a unique and delicious flavor that's sure to impress. So if you're looking for a delicious and refreshing Malibu cocktail to enjoy this summer, be sure to give the Malibu Slush a try!
6. Malibu Rum Punch
Malibu Rum Punch is a tropical twist on the classic Malibu rum and pineapple juice cocktail. This refreshing drink is perfect for a summer afternoon or a fun evening party when you don’t want anything too strong or heavy. The mix of pineapple and orange juices blend perfectly with the coconut rum to create a tasty cocktail that you will love.
The beautiful layered effect is created with the grenadine which makes this drink look much like a Vodka Sunrise. Ginger ale is the last ingredient and adds a nice flavor to stop the punch being cloyingly sweet. If you are looking for an easy Caribbean rum punch recipe that is something a bit different, you are about to meet your new favorite.
7. Winter Sunshine Rum Cocktail
The Winter Sunshine Rum Cocktail is a refreshing twist on a Piña Colada that will transport you to a tropical beach even on the dreariest of winter days. Made with Malibu Rum, coconut milk, and orange juice, this cocktail is a perfect combination of summer flavors with a smooth, sweet finish.
The shredded coconut flakes on the rim of the glass add an extra touch of tropical paradise. This cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking to escape the winter blues and indulge in a delicious and lively coconut rum cocktail.
8. Skinny Malibu Blackberry Coconut Mojito
The Skinny Malibu Blackberry Coconut Mojito is a refreshing and light cocktail that is perfect for summer. This cocktail is a spin on the classic Mojito, with the addition of blackberries to balance the sweetness of the coconut flavored rum.
The cocktail is strained to remove the food, but the blackberries can be left in for visual appeal. This cocktail is a great option for those who want a flavorful and easy to drink cocktail. If you're looking for a refreshing and unique Malibu cocktail, the Skinny Malibu Blackberry Coconut Mojito is definitely worth a try.
9. Tropical White Wine Spritzer
The Tropical White Wine Spritzer is a refreshing and easy-to-make cocktail that's perfect for any occasion. Made with white wine, pineapple chunks, grape halves, and coconut rum, this spritzer is like a white sangria with a tropical twist. The addition of Malibu rum gives it a perfect balance of sweetness and alcohol, making it a great cocktail to enjoy poolside or on a hot summer day.
The recipe is also versatile, allowing for the addition of frozen fruit to keep the drink cold without watering it down with ice. Overall, the Tropical White Wine Spritzer is a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious and refreshing Malibu cocktail.
10. Gin and Pineapple Juice Cocktail
The Gin and Pineapple Juice Cocktail is a refreshing and summery drink that is perfect for sipping on a hot day. This cocktail combines the tropical flavors of pineapple and lime juice with a twist of coconut rum, making it a perfect beach-themed drink. The addition of gin gives it a zesty kick, while the tonic adds a bubbly finish.
If you're a fan of Pina Coladas, then this drink is definitely worth trying. The combination of flavors is unique and delicious, making it a great addition to any cocktail menu. So, if you're looking for a drink that will transport you to a tropical paradise, be sure to give the Gin and Pineapple Juice Cocktail a try.
11. Pink Vodka Lemonade Cocktail
The Pink Vodka Lemonade Cocktail is a refreshing and easy-to-make drink that is perfect for any party. With only four ingredients, this cocktail is a crowd-pleaser that is sure to impress your guests. The addition of a splash of Malibu gives the drink a hint of coconut flavor that takes it to the next level.
The combination of vodka and Sprite (or a substitute of your choice) creates a deliciously sweet and tangy drink that is perfect for sipping on a hot summer day. If you're looking for a fun and easy cocktail to serve at your next gathering, the Pink Vodka Lemonade Cocktail is definitely worth a try!
12. Passionfruit Martini With Coconut
The Passionfruit Martini with Coconut is a tropical twist on the classic passionfruit cocktail, also known as the Maverick Martini. This recipe replaces the traditional Passoã passionfruit liqueur with Malibu coconut liqueur, adding an extra layer of tropical flavor to the drink.
The combination of passionfruit puree, lime, vanilla, and coconut creates a refreshing and tart cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. This cocktail is easy to make and can be prepared in less than five minutes. If you're looking for a fruity and indulgent drink, the Passionfruit Martini with Coconut is a must-try.
13. Skinny Malibu Pina Colada
The Skinny Malibu Pina Colada is a lighter version of the classic pina colada that we all know and love. This cocktail is perfect for those who want to enjoy the tropical flavors of a pina colada without consuming too much sugar and calories.
Unlike traditional pina coladas that are loaded with sugary syrups and heavy ingredients, this cocktail uses healthier options like whole, frozen fruit and light coconut milk. The result is a smooth and refreshing drink that is less than half the calories and sugar of the original. If you're looking for a healthier way to enjoy a pina colada, the Skinny Malibu Pina Colada is definitely worth a try.
14. Caribbean Painkiller Cocktail
The Caribbean Painkiller Cocktail is a delicious and refreshing drink that is perfect for summertime. This rum and vodka cocktail is made with a combination of orange, lime, and pineapple juices, as well as coconut rum and vodka. It's a strong cocktail that is perfect for those who enjoy a stiff drink.
The cocktail is best served in a Tom Collins glass with ice, and is garnished with maraschino cherries and a lime slice. A dusting of nutmeg can be added for an extra burst of flavor. If you're looking for a tropical cocktail that will transport you to the Caribbean, the Painkiller Cocktail is definitely worth a try.
15. Blueberry Lime Cocktail
The Blueberry Lime Cocktail is a refreshing and adaptable beverage that can be enjoyed with or without the addition of Malibu Rum. What sets this cocktail apart is the use of frozen blueberries, which not only keep the drink cool but also provide a fun frozen treat at the end.
The combination of sweet blueberries and tangy lime makes for a perfect summer drink that is sure to be a hit at any gathering. Whether you're looking for a cocktail to enjoy with friends or a mocktail for the whole family, the Blueberry Lime Cocktail is a must-try. So, grab a glass and enjoy the flavors of summer with this delicious drink.
16. Baby Yoda Cocktail
The Baby Yoda Cocktail has taken the world by storm, thanks to the popularity of the Disney+ series "The Mandalorian." This cocktail is a sweet and fruity concoction that combines rum, Midori, and pineapple juice. It's a perfect drink for anyone who loves a sweet and refreshing cocktail.
The Baby Yoda Cocktail has become so popular that it's now a part of a larger article about the best Malibu Cocktail recipes. If you're a fan of the show or just love a delicious cocktail, the Baby Yoda Cocktail is definitely worth trying. So, why not give it a try and see what all the fuss is about?
17. Blue Hawaiian
The Blue Hawaiian is a refreshing and tropical cocktail with a sweet and fruity flavor and a beautiful blue hue.
It's a delightful blend of white rum, blue curacao, pineapple juice, and coconut cream, perfect for those who love the taste of a Pina Colada but want something unique. The combination of coconut and pineapple flavors is a classic tropical combination that is always a hit.