Malibu and Pineapple


Updated: 01/23/24

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Malibu and Pineapple is a 2 ingredient cocktail made with Malibu Rum and pineapple juice that transports the drinker to a tropical paradise with each sip.

Malibu rum is a Caribbean delight that has become synonymous with tropical indulgence. Crafted in Barbados, this coconut-flavored rum has a distinct and inviting flavor profile that captures the essence of the sun-soaked islands. The base of Malibu rum is made from molasses, a byproduct of sugarcane, which undergoes fermentation and distillation. What sets Malibu apart is its infusion of natural coconut flavors, providing a luscious and sweet taste that perfectly complements a variety of mixers.

The coconut infusion not only gives Malibu its signature taste but also imparts a smooth and velvety texture, making it a versatile spirit in the realm of mixology. The tropical notes in Malibu rum evoke images of sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, and the gentle rustle of the Caribbean breeze, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a sip of paradise in their cocktail glass.

Pineapple, often hailed as the “king of tropical fruits” brings a burst of sunshine to any culinary creation. The sweet, tangy, and refreshing flavor of pineapple juice makes it a coveted ingredient in both culinary and mixological pursuits.

When it comes to cocktails, pineapple’s versatility shines through. Whether in juice, puree, or garnish form, pineapple effortlessly elevates the overall drinking experience. The fruit’s natural sweetness complements a range of spirits, but it finds its true soulmate in the tropical embrace of Malibu rum. Together, they create an enchanting alchemy that transports drinkers to a sun-drenched paradise.

The versatility of Malibu rum and pineapple extends beyond a simple pairing; it opens up a world of creative possibilities in mixology. From classic Piña Coladas to inventive concoctions like the Malibu Sunset, the duo lends itself to a wide array of cocktails. The smooth and coconut-infused nature of Malibu allows mixologists to experiment with various flavor profiles, creating drinks that cater to different preferences and occasions.

Malibu and Pineapple Recipe

  1. 45 ml Malibu rum

  2. 90 ml pineapple juice

  3. Ice

  4. Garnish: lime wedge

malibu and pineapple cocktail

How to Make Malibu and Pineapple

  1. Fill a Collins glass with ice, and add the Malibu rum.

  2. Top off with pineapple juice.

  3. Stir to combine.

  4. Garnish with a lime wedge, and serve.

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