Union Made

Union-Made Tropical Getaway Cocktails and Mocktails

Who says you need to leave home for a tropical escape? Treat yourself to a taste of the islands with these union-made cocktails. No passport required!

 

Union-Made Rum

Grab these union-made rums for your tropical cocktails!

Bacardi Mr. Boston
Captain Morgan Parrot Bay
Caribbean Rum Ron Merito
Hancock's Ron Rico

Tropical Escape Cocktails

Bring a tropical vacation to you by recreating these classic cocktails made with union-made ingredients.

Jamaican Rum Punch

This delicious concoction is a traditional rum punch recipe courtesy of Union Plus, senior marketing manager, Leslie Williamson. With three different types of rum, it certainly packs a punch!

Ingredients

Directions

Mix all ingredients together in a punch bowl or pitcher. Chill in the refrigerator before serving.


Watermelon Mai Tai

Take a trip to Hawaii with Ted Allen’s Watermelon Mai Tai recipe. The watermelon adds a refreshing twist on a traditional Mai Tai.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cubed watermelon, seedless or seeds removed
  • 3 tablespoons light rum
  • 2 tablespoons St. Germaine liqueur
  • 1 lime, juiced plus 1 wedge for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon superfine sugar (Domino’s, Imperial)
  • Ice, for serving

Directions

Place the watermelon, rum, St. Germaine liqueur, lime juice and superfine sugar in the pitcher of a blender and blend on high until well blended. Pour into a double old-fashioned glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy.


Piña Colada

Try Joy Bauer’s frosty Piña Colada recipe! The combination of creamy coconut and tangy pineapple is delicious, and it couldn’t be easier to make.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 3/4 cup canned light coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 ounces rum
  • 2 tablespoons shredded coconut
  • 1 to 2 drops coconut extract
  • 3 to 5 ice cubes
  • Fresh pineapple wedges, for garnish

Directions

Add the pineapple chunks, coconut milk, rum, shredded coconut, coconut extract and ice cubes to a blender and process until smooth and creamy. Pour into glasses and garnish each with a pineapple wedge.


Tropical Passion Mocktail

Aaron McCargo Jr.’s Tropical Passion Mocktail recipe is so refreshing and tasty, it will transport you to the islands! Made with a variety of juices and fizzy club soda, this is a drink that everyone can enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white grape juice (Minute Maid, Tropicana, V8, Welch’s)
  • 2 cups apple juice (Appletime, Minute Maid, Mott’s, Red Creek’s, Tropicana, Welch’s)
  • 1 cup passion fruit juice (Minute Maid, Tropicana, Welch’s)
  • Ice
  • 1 liter club soda, for serving (Canada Dry)

Directions

To a large pitcher, add the juices and stir to combine. Pour the juice into 7 ice-filled glasses and top off with club soda.

This information comes from the AFL-CIO website and the IBEW, Local One, Directory for Union-Made Goods and Services.