Tag: Cocktails

Delicious and refreshing cocktail recipes made with Hawaiian ingredients from local chefs and island restaurants.

beer cocktails

The Great Beer Cocktail

Beer cocktails as luxury drinks? You bet your tankard! The refreshing, ice-cold bubbly from Maui’s craft breweries can stand up to some of the continent’s best craft beers.
rye whiskey cocktail recipe

Rye Whiskey Cocktails

Rye whiskey is an American spirit with a history as old as the United States. More than two centuries later, rye is still sprouting up on Maui in cocktails with tropical fruit and syrups.

The Secret Life of Cocktails

The Hawaiʻi Food & Wine Festival will be celebrating good taste throughout the weekend—from a food-infused golf tournament to intimate wine dinners to an epicurean smorgasbord featuring thirteen chefs.
Spicy Caipirinha cocktail

Freddie’s Cocktail

"Leblon Cachaca is so vibrant and has such a unique, grassy profile. Kiwi and pineapple work well together and bring out the fresh, green, earthy characteristics of Cachaca," says mixologist Freddie Sconfienza.
mango paloma cocktail

Fire and Ice

Locally grown Hawaiian chili pepper spikes up these icy, spicy drinks.
guava cocktail

Masters of Mixology

Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.
maui lemonade mocktail

Hamoa Lemonade

Add strawberry lemonade vodka to this recipe to transform Travassa's mocktail into a true cocktail.
watermelon cocktail

Watermelon Shochu Cocktail

Japengo general manager Matt Rapping shared this refreshing recipe that uses Shochu, a distillate usually made from rice, but sometimes from sweet potato or other carbohydrate.
holiday cocktail recipes

Island Spirits

Wherever the holidays find you, toast them with Maui’s own!
Ulupalakua Punchr recipe

Knockout Punches

Need a holiday punch recipe? We’ve got you covered with a one-two punch.
tropical mai tai recipe

Monkeypod Mai Tai

The Monkeypod Mai Tai is popular is because it is well balanced and refreshingly tart. We also use the best possible ingredients.
fleetwood's lime coconut cocktail

Lime in the Coconut

Fleetwood's on Front St. — which tied for this year's Gold ʻAipono Award for Best Bar — shares a lime and coconut cocktail recipe just in time for summer.
cow pig bun, best cocktail in maui

The Gregular

The owner of Cow Pig Bun created this classic Old Fashioned. He makes it with Japanese whiskey, which “tends to be a little peaty, more like a scotch."
island cocktail recipes

Valley Isle Sunrise

Inspired by a mimosa and turned up by James Shoemaker. Each ingredient is a product of Maui agriculture.
maui tropical cocktails

Mick’s Margarita

Mahalo to Fleetwood's on Front Street for Mick's margarita recipe.
tropical cocktail recipe ideas

Waiter, There’s a Jalapeno in My Drink!

Adventurous bartenders have discarded bottled mai tai mixes to build their own flavor profiles with fresh local fruit and locally crafted distillates.
pineapple wine cocktail

Ulupalakua Golden Lehua

Try this playful cocktail created by Greg Shepherd at Cow Pig Bun. We found it a spirit-driven cocktail with subtle reminders of a mai tai.
mai tai recipes

Year of the Dragon Mai Tai

Our thanks to James Shoemaker, head bartender at Dazoo restaurant (formerly in Pa‘ia), for sharing the recipe for his Year of the Dragon Mai Tai.
maui okolehao liqueur

‘Okolehao

More than 200 years after Islanders learned the art of distillation, Hawaiian moonshine is reclaiming the spotlight.
tropical cocktails

Island Spirits

Wherever the holidays find you, toast them with Maui's own.
passionfruit sangria recipe

Passion Fruit Sangria

Mahalo to Maui Winery for this cocktail recipe.
spiced apple cocktail

Ocean Spiced Apple

Made with Ocean organic vodka. Try one tonight!
herbalist cocktail recipe

The Herbalist Cocktail

Mahalo to Sangrita's Grill & Cantina for this cocktail recipe.
maui cocktails

Tequila & Mezcal 101

The pros who tend our island's bars are wizards at balancing flavors—and generous about sharing what they know.
amarillo fizz maui cocktail

Amarillo Fizz

Mahalo to Matthew Corbin of Cane & Canoe Restaurant at Montage Kapalua Bay Resort for this cocktail recipe.
best maui cocktails

On the Rocks

The perfect accessory for a stunning cocktail ring? A libation created by Freddie Sconfienza, Starwood Resorts’ 2013 starMixologist.
cranberry martini

Crantopia Martini

If you are using fairly chunky cranberry relish, simply combine all the ingredients in a blender with a few cubes of ice and blend until smooth.

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