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How to Make a Bahama Mama

The next best thing to being on a Caribbean beach? The Bahama Mama cocktail, of course!


  • Step 1: Fill the glass with ice Fill a highball glass with ice.
  • Step 2: Pour rum and coconut liqueur Pour half an ounce of dark rum, half an ounce of coconut liqueur, and a quarter of an ounce of 151-proof rum into the glass.
  • Step 3: Add juices and coffee liqueur Add a quarter of an ounce of coffee liqueur, half an ounce of lemon juice, and four ounces of pineapple juice.
  • Step 4: Garnish with a cherry Garnish with a maraschino cherry, and enjoy—preferably on a tropical island!
  • FACT: There are three styles of rum—light, gold, and dark—that vary in terms of smoothness, sweetness, and body.

You Will Need

  • 1/2 oz. dark rum
  • 1/2 oz. coconut liqueur
  • 1/4 oz. 151-proof rum
  • 1/4 oz. coffee liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. lemon juice
  • 4 oz. pineapple juice
  • A highball glass
  • Ice
  • One maraschino cherry

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