Caribbean Painkiller: A Breezy, Boozy Delight

Brandy O'Neill | Nutmeg Nanny

Looking to be whisked away to the beach? This potent cocktail is tropical, tasty and a breeze to put together.

Caribbean Painkiller Photo

The first time I visited the Caribbean I spent the whole day (we were on a cruise) lounging on the beach. I made my way through mobs of people trying to sell me t-shirts and headed straight for the beach.

I happened to be traveling with a group of friends and we quickly found a small beach, rented some chairs and prepared to sun ourselves. After 20 minutes we realized this day was not going to be complete without a few drinks. We called our waiter over and asked for something “tropical and fun!”

Caribbean Painkiller Picture

They brought us a Caribbean Painkiller. Oh. My. Not only is it tropical and delicious, but also it’s dangerous. A few of these go down fast and you quickly start to understand where they got the name.

If you are looking to include the kids you can always leave out the rum. It would still be tasty and tropical. 

Caribbean Painkiller Image

Brandy is a genius when it comes to tropical cocktails. You'll love her Pineapple Rum Cocktail Recipe too.

  1 Servings

Ingredients

  • 5 ice cubes, divided
  • 2 ounces black spiced rum
  • 4 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 1 ounce cream of coconut

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker add 2 ice cubes. Add the remaining 3 to a short cocktail glass.
  2. Into the cocktail shaker add the black rum, pineapple juice, orange juice and cream of coconut.
  3. Shake vigorously for 1 minute and pour into your ice filled glass. 

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About Brandy

Brandy loves all things culinary, as documented on Nutmeg Nanny. But we're especially excited for her boozy cocktails and kid-friendly mocktails as our Cocktails and Mocktails Fanatic.

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    Amber
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    Brandy, I love that I can have this sans rum until the little man arrives. Perfect for the last days of summer!