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!



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.


  • 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


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.


  • 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


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.


  • 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)


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.