Is there any cocktail more refreshing and visually magnificent than the electric-coloured blue lagoon? Famous for being a go-to summer cooler, the blue lagoon is delicious in its classic form but also lends extremely well to a range of variations. A drink that’s perfect for a tropical-theme summer party, this cocktail requires just a few ingredients to produce impressive results. Whether you are fixing yourself a drink or mixing for a crowd, try out these fabulous variations of the popular cocktail the next time you are in the mood for something deliciously refreshing. 

1.  Blue Lagoon Coconut Martini

What you need

  • 30 ml vanilla vodka
  • 30 ml coconut rum
  • 30 ml coconut milk
  • 30 ml blue curacao

How to make

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with a handful of ice
  • Add vanilla vodka, rum, coconut milk and blue curacao
  • Shake and strain into glass

2. Blue Lagoon with Rum

What you need

  • 60 ml Bacardi Tangerine Rum
  • 30 ml blue curacao
  • 150 ml pineapple juice
  • Soda water

How to make

  • Combine rum, blue curacao and juice in a large glass over ice
  • Top with soda water
  • Stir gently with a bar spoon before serving

3. Blue Lagoon Shot Recipe

What you need

  • 30 ml rum
  • 30 ml pineapple crush
  • 30 ml coconut rum
  • 30 ml  lime juice
  • 30 ml blue curacao

How to make

  • Add all the ingredients in a into a shaker filled with ice
  • Shake gently till chilled
  • Strain into a glass and serve

4. Blue Lagoon Cocktail Recipe

What you need

  • 60 ml vodka
  • 60 ml blue curacao
  • 60 ml lemonade
  • Cherries for garnish

How to make

  • Pour vodka and curacao over ice in a highball glass
  • Fill with lemonade
  • Garnish with a cherry and serve.

5. Blues Swing

What you need

  • 60 ml coconut rum
  • 60 ml blue curacao
  • 60 ml part pineapple juice
  • Lemon juice
  • Cherry for garnish

How to make

  • Mix well in a shaker with ice
  • Serve over ice and garnish with a lime wedge and cherry

6. Jigger Cocktail

What you need

  • 60 ml coconut rum
  • 30 ml brandy
  • 30 ml pineapple juice
  • 30 ml blue curacao
  • Sliced orange for garnish

How to make

  • Set ingredients into a tall glass
  • Stir well with a few cubes of ice
  • Garnish with an orange slice and serve

7. Blue Hawaiian

What you need

  • 60 ml blue curacao
  • 60 ml white rum
  • 30 ml pineapple juice
  • 30 ml sweetened coconut cream

How to make

  • Put all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Shake until chilled
  • Strain the mixture into a hurricane glass
  • Alternately, you can pour the drink, ice and all, into the glass.
  • You can even blend all the ingredients with ice until it’s smooth
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