Perfect Pineapple Cocktails For Summer Sipping

Perfect Pineapple Cocktails For Summer Sipping



Made with mezcal, grilled pineapple, jalapeño, and lime, this take on the classic margarita is smoky, sweet, and spicy, with an herbaceous kick from cilantro. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/Mezcal-Pineapple-Jalapeno-Margarita">Mezcalita de Piña</a>

Made with mezcal, grilled pineapple, jalapeño, and lime, this take on the classic margarita is smoky, sweet, and spicy, with an herbaceous kick from cilantro. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/Mezcal-Pineapple-Jalapeno-Margarita”>Mezcalita de Piña</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

The ultimate vacation drink, this rum-based pineapple cocktail is enriched with cream of coconut and half-and-half. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Frozen-Pina-Colada/">Frozen Piña Colada</a>

The ultimate vacation drink, this rum-based pineapple cocktail is enriched with cream of coconut and half-and-half. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Frozen-Pina-Colada/”>Frozen Piña Colada</a> (D.J. Costantino/)

This modern twist on the piña colada, from Leo Robitschek of Eleven Madison Park, adds Chartreuse and aquavit for a robust, herbal flavor. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/if-you-pina-colada-recipe/">If You Like Piña Colada</a>

This modern twist on the piña colada, from Leo Robitschek of Eleven Madison Park, adds Chartreuse and aquavit for a robust, herbal flavor. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/if-you-pina-colada-recipe/”>If You Like Piña Colada</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

The Margarita is essential to America's canon of summertime drinks, and adding a grilled element makes it that much more American. Burnished pineapple adds a rich layer of fruitiness while mezcal lends a veil of smoke and spice. For even more smoke and spice, add a salt rim laced with chile powder and coriander. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/grilled-pineapple-margarita-recipe">Grilled Pineapple Margarita</a>

The Margarita is essential to America’s canon of summertime drinks, and adding a grilled element makes it that much more American. Burnished pineapple adds a rich layer of fruitiness while mezcal lends a veil of smoke and spice. For even more smoke and spice, add a salt rim laced with chile powder and coriander. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/grilled-pineapple-margarita-recipe”>Grilled Pineapple Margarita</a> (Eric Medsker/)

In this refreshing take on classic tiki drink The Airmail—a prosecco cocktail featuring honey syrup and lime—head bartender Alba Huerta at Julep in Houston replaces the rum with gin and adds pineapple juice and fresh dill for a savory twist. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/prosecco-cocktail-recipe">Prosecco Cocktail</a>

In this refreshing take on classic tiki drink The Airmail—a prosecco cocktail featuring honey syrup and lime—head bartender Alba Huerta at Julep in Houston replaces the rum with gin and adds pineapple juice and fresh dill for a savory twist. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/prosecco-cocktail-recipe”>Prosecco Cocktail</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Whether it's juicing grilled limes into margaritas, charring tomatoes for bloody marys, or making this reimagined sangria with caramelized fruits, grilling your drinks will add smoky depth to every sip. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/grilled-sangria-recipe/">Grilled Sangria</a>

Whether it’s juicing grilled limes into margaritas, charring tomatoes for bloody marys, or making this reimagined sangria with caramelized fruits, grilling your drinks will add smoky depth to every sip. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/grilled-sangria-recipe/”>Grilled Sangria</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Leo Robitschek, bar director of The NoMad restaurant in New York City, pairs smoky mezcal and cinnamon syrup with floral pisco and fresh pineapple juice for this layered, tropical-style drink. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/the-shaman-pisco-cocktail/">The Shaman</a>

Leo Robitschek, bar director of The NoMad restaurant in New York City, pairs smoky mezcal and cinnamon syrup with floral pisco and fresh pineapple juice for this layered, tropical-style drink. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/the-shaman-pisco-cocktail/”>The Shaman</a> (Ingalls Photography/)

Tuaca, a vanilla citrus liqueur, and vanilla vodka transform pineapple juice into a dessert-like cocktail. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/pineapple-up-sides-down/">Pineapple “Up-Sides-Down”</a>

Tuaca, a vanilla citrus liqueur, and vanilla vodka transform pineapple juice into a dessert-like cocktail. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/pineapple-up-sides-down/”>Pineapple “Up-Sides-Down”</a> (Helen Rosner/)

Cinnamon adds warm spice to this frosty treat made with puréed pineapple. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Pineapple-Express-Cocktail/">Pineapple Express</a>

Cinnamon adds warm spice to this frosty treat made with puréed pineapple. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Pineapple-Express-Cocktail/”>Pineapple Express</a> (Michael Kraus/)

This neon-hued curaçao punch features vodka, pineapple juice, and sour mix. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/blue-hawaii/">Blue Hawaii</a>

This neon-hued curaçao punch features vodka, pineapple juice, and sour mix. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/blue-hawaii/”>Blue Hawaii</a> (Michael Kraus/)

This refresher combines pineapple and mango juices with coconut and spiced rums. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/riki-tiki/">Riki Tiki</a>

This refresher combines pineapple and mango juices with coconut and spiced rums. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/riki-tiki/”>Riki Tiki</a> (Michael Kraus/)

This take on the piña colada owes its silky texture to Coco Lopéz, a mixture of sugarcane and coconut cream. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/castaway-coconut-pineapple-cocktail/">The Castaway</a>

This take on the piña colada owes its silky texture to Coco Lopéz, a mixture of sugarcane and coconut cream. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/castaway-coconut-pineapple-cocktail/”>The Castaway</a> (Laura Sant/)

This twist on a mojito combines pineapple- and coconut-infused rum with fresh pineapple and mint for a fruity, vacation-inspired drink. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Pineapple-Mojito/">Pineapple Mojito</a>

This twist on a mojito combines pineapple- and coconut-infused rum with fresh pineapple and mint for a fruity, vacation-inspired drink. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Pineapple-Mojito/”>Pineapple Mojito</a> (Helen Rosner/)

This version of a classic tiki drink mixes two kinds of rum with a variety of fruit juices and syrups. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Tiki-Bandit/">Tiki Bandit</a>

This version of a classic tiki drink mixes two kinds of rum with a variety of fruit juices and syrups. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Tiki-Bandit/”>Tiki Bandit</a> (Todd Coleman/)

Like an adult version of Hawaiian Punch, this cocktail is a balance of sweet liqueurs, fruit juices, and red wine. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/south-shore-sangria/">South Shore Sangria</a>

Like an adult version of Hawaiian Punch, this cocktail is a balance of sweet liqueurs, fruit juices, and red wine. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/south-shore-sangria/”>South Shore Sangria</a> (Michael Kraus/)

This thirst-quencher punches up pineapple and apple with cactus. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Mexico-Pineapple-Cactus-Drink/">Agua de Piña con Nopal (Pineapple and Cactus Drink)</a>

This thirst-quencher punches up pineapple and apple with cactus. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Mexico-Pineapple-Cactus-Drink/”>Agua de Piña con Nopal (Pineapple and Cactus Drink)</a> (Todd Coleman/)

Contributor Marshall Bright's father makes this boozy fruit punch for the family every year during their annual beach vacation in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. A sprinkle of fresh nutmeg on top compliments the molasses-like flavor of the rum. Use freshly squeezed orange juice—it adds a bright flavor the bottled stuff can't match. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/pineapple-cranberry-rum-punch-cocktail/">Pawleys Rum Punch</a>

Contributor Marshall Bright’s father makes this boozy fruit punch for the family every year during their annual beach vacation in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. A sprinkle of fresh nutmeg on top compliments the molasses-like flavor of the rum. Use freshly squeezed orange juice—it adds a bright flavor the bottled stuff can’t match. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/pineapple-cranberry-rum-punch-cocktail/”>Pawleys Rum Punch</a> (Farideh Sadeghin/)

Leave a Reply