A drink as lively and festive as a Hurricane can only have been created in the best place to eat, drink, and live it up! New Orleans, better known as “The Big Easy”, is home to the reputable cocktail that boasts a rum-based, fruity, tropical flavor. The name “Hurricane” comes from the shape of the glass it is served in. Its curved glass resembles a hurricane lamp. Hurricanes pack a mighty punch, with a combination of tropical flavored ingredients that perfectly complement each other. These ultra- boozy cocktails are sure to be the life of any party! Upgrade your summer with these 5 delicious hurricane cocktails.

Classic Hurricane Cream

2 oz. light rum
2 oz. dark rum
2 oz. passion fruit juice
1 oz. orange juice
½ oz. fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp. simple syrup
1 Tbsp. grenadine
Garnish: orange slice and cherry

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and strain into a Hurricane glass filled with ice. Garnish with a cherry and an orange slice.

(Source: http://www.neworleansonline.com)


Blue Hurricane

1 ½ oz. curacao
1 ½ oz. white rum
2 oz. pineapple juice
Splash of lime

Combine all of the ingredients in shaker with lots of ice. Pour in a hurricane glass and enjoy!

(Source: http://www.railean.com/recipes/drink-recipes/item/blue-tarp)


Frozen Hurricane

1/2 oz. grenadine
3 oz. orange juice
3 oz. pineapple juice
1 oz. white rum
1 oz. dark rum
2 1/2 cups ice
Garnish: cherries

Combine all of the ingredients into a blender. Add ice and blend until slushy. Pour into a tall hurricane glass or high ball glass. Garnish with cherries.
(Source: http://www.food.com/recipe/frozen-hurricane-nawlins-style-cocktail-481561)


Hawaiian Hurricane

4 oz. passion fruit drink
2 oz. lime juice
1/4 oz. grenadine syrup
2 oz. dark rum
2 oz. light rum
Garnish: pineapple spear

Shake rums, passion fruit juice, lime juice and grenadine together. Pour into ice filled hurricane glass. Add pineapple spear for garnish.

(Source: http://www.drinksmixer.com/drink11726.html)


Skinny Hurricane

2 oz. cranberry juice, Light
2 oz. orange juice, Light
1 1/2 oz. rum, white
Garnish: orange peel twist

In a cocktail glass filled with ice, add white rum. Next, add both orange juice and cranberry juice. Garnish with orange peel twist.

(Source: http://withsaltandwit.com/skinny-hurricane-cocktail-2/)