Be sure to ask for one, or both, of these great drinks on your next visit to The Rooster Tail Bar at Valentines Residences, Resort & Marina in Harbour Island, Bahamas – known to have the best water location on the island!
Not much is known about the origins of the Bahama Mama, but it’s likely that this rum cocktail was born during the Bahamas heyday as a smuggling base during Prohibition. A mix of dark and high-proof white rum, the Bahama Mama is more complex than it sounds, with recipes calling for coffee and coconut liqueur, lemon and pineapple juice.
This can also be blended with 1 cup ice.
Video: How to Make a Bahama Mama (another variation)
Created at the humble Blue Bee Bar on Great Turtle Cay in the Out Islands of the Bahamas, this potent libation contains four kinds of rum. Created by Blue Bee Bar founder Miss Emily, the Goombay Smash — not the Bahama Mama — is the national drink of the Bahamas. It’s named after the traditional form of drum-oriented Bahamaian music, similar to calypso.
Fill cocktail shaker with ice; add pineapple juice, orange juice, and all rum. Cover and shake until very cold. Fill 2 short glasses with ice. Strain cocktail mixture over, dividing equally. Garnish with pineapple wedges and orange slices. Raise glass and toast.
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