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Whale Rider Cocktail


Whale Rider cocktail

Why yes, there's a flaming shot in it. Let's end summer with a bang. 

Reprinted with permission from the publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, from 101 Tropical Drinks by Kim Haasarud


  • 1 1/2 Ounce white rum
  • 1 Ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 squeezed-out lime half, filled with an overproof rum, for garnish
  • 1/2 Ounce blue curacao
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 Ounce overproof rum
  • 1/2 Ounce simple syrup
  • 1 Ounce coconut cream


Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a large (wide-mouthed) glass filled with fresh ice. Top with the squeezed-out lime half and fill with overproof rum. If feeling adventurous, light on fire.