When Skyy John came to Los Angeles from the Bahamas, who would’ve known how the bartending world would be flipped on its head with Tipsy Bartender on YouTube and Instagram? In that vein, we take up this post to honor Bahamian-inspired cocktails, shots, and smoothies.

There’s something about Bahamian cocktails that just makes them taste better- maybe it’s the island breeze in the air or the sand between your toes. Whatever it is, nothing beats a cold drink to cool down in the summertime. This year, shake things up with some delicious Bahamian cocktails, smoothies, and shots! We’ve got a few recipes for you to try out, so get ready to party like a true Bahamian!

How do you make a Bahama Mama?

To make a Bahama Mama, you’ll need:

1 ounce of white rum

1 ounce of coconut rum

1 ounce of dark rum

2 ounces of orange juice

2 ounces of pineapple juice

Splash of grenadine

Combine all ingredients in a blender with cracked ice. Blend until smooth and pour into a hurricane glass. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.

The list

Here are our 17 favorite Bahamian-inspired drinks that will take you on your journey to the islands:

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Jamaican Me Thirsty

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Jamaican Me Thirsty

Nothing beats a refreshing cocktail on a hot day, and the Jamaican Me Thirsty is the perfect drink to beat the heat. This eye-catching drink is made with Bacardi Superior Rum, crème de banana, pina colada mix, and melon and strawberry liqueurs, and it’s sure to quench your thirst. So next time you’re feeling parched, head on down to the Bahamas and give this cocktail a try!

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Tropical Fruit Slush

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Tropical Fruit Slush

When dealing with summer heat, think tropical, and that’s why we like a thirst-quenching tropical fruit slush cocktail! This drink is made with rum, vodka, orgin and cranberry juice, and it’s perfect for sipping on the beach or by the pool. So next time you’re looking for something cool and refreshing, give this cocktail a try!

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Pink Coconut Frost

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Pink Coconut Frost

The Pink Coconut Frost is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that will help you cool down in the summer heat. This drink is made with vodka, rum, peach schnapps, and frozen pineapples and peaches, and it’s perfect for enjoying on a hot day. So if you’re looking for a delicious and refreshing cocktail to enjoy this summer, be sure to try out the Pink Coconut Frost!

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Tropical Painkiller

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Tropical Painkiller

If you’re looking for an enticing and refreshing cocktail to enjoy this summer, be sure to try out the Tropical Painkiller. This drink is made with rum, vodka, and coconut milk, and it’s perfect for enjoying on a hot day. If you’re searching for a delectable and invigorating drink to sip on during the summer, the Tropical Painkiller is just the thing!

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Pineapple Upside Down Shots

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Pineapple Upside Down Shots

Summer parties and summer shots go hand-in-hand, so for a tasty and refreshing shot to enjoy this summer, be sure to try out the Pineapple Upside Down Shots. This drink is made with vanilla vodka, pineapple juice, and grenadine and it’s perfect for enjoying on a hot day. The Pineapple Upside Down Shots are a guilt-free, vitamin-packed treat that will make you feel fantastic. If you’re searching for a tasty and refreshing shot to sip on during the summer, look no further!

6
Ocean Blue

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Ocean Blue

If you’re into slushy tropical cocktails, then look no further than the Ocean Blue. This cocktail, which includes vodka, rum, blue curaçao, and pineapple juice, is ideal for sipping on a hot day. So, if you’re searching for a delectable and refreshing cocktail to enjoy this summer, the Ocean Blue is worth a try!

7
Tropical Rum Punch

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Tropical Rum Punch

The Tropical Rum Punch is a lovely and invigorating drink that will help you cool off on hot days. This cocktail is made with rum, fruit juices, and syrups, making it ideal for sipping on a scorching day. So if you’re searching for a delectable and restorative beverage to sip this summer, the Tropical Rum Punch is definitely worth a try!

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Smoothie

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Smoothie

Skyy says if you want to make your tongue happy and your brain freeze, be sure to try out the Pineapple Upside Down Cake Smoothie. This drink is made with vodka, rum, and pineapple juice, and it’s perfect for enjoying on a hot day. So if you’re looking for a delicious and refreshing smoothie to cool down with this summer, be sure to try out the Pineapple Upside Down Cake Smoothie!

9
Frozen Painkiller

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Frozen Painkiller

Frozen Painkillers are the perfect way to cool down and feel good quickly on a hot day. And they look spectacular. This drink is made with rum, vodka, and coconut cream, and it’s perfect for enjoying in the sun or in the shade. So if you’re looking for a delicious and refreshing drink to cool down with this summer, be sure to try out the Frozen Painkiller!

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Exotic Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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Exotic Pineapple Upside Down Cake

When it comes to cocktails, the Bahamian version is always best. And what could be more Bahamian than a delicious pineapple upside down cake cocktail? You may be hypnotized just by staring at its amazing colors. This drink is made with vodka, blue curacao, and pineapple juice, and it’s perfect for enjoying on a hot day. So if you’re looking for a delicious and refreshing cocktail to cool down with this summer, be sure to try out the Exotic Pineapple Upside Down Cake!

11
Bahamas Shot

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Bahamas Shot

The Bahamas Shot is a Tipsy salute to his native Bahamas and can be enjoyed on the sand or at the pool. This shot, which includes blue raspberry and black vodka and creme de banana, is perfect for sipping on a hot day. So if you’re searching for a delectable and refreshing shot to enjoy this summer, the Bahamas Shot is worth a try!

12
Rum Slush

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Rum Slush

When it comes to going on an adventure while cooling down on a hot day, there’s nothing quite as refreshing as a tempting rum slush. This drink is made with rum, fruit juices, and frozen fruit juices, making it ideal for sipping on a scorching day. So if you’re searching for a delectable and refreshing beverage to sip this summer, the rum slush is definitely worth a try!

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Painkiller

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Painkiller

A Painkiller is a classic refreshing Caribbean cocktail that can be enjoyed at the beach or poolside bar. This drink is made with rum, pineapple and orange juices, and coconut cream, and it’s perfect for enjoying in the sun or in the shade. So if you’re looking for a delicious and refreshing drink to cool down with this summer, be sure to try out the Painkiller!

14
Yellow Bird

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Yellow Bird

The Yellow Bird is a delightful and thirst-quenching beverage that may be enjoyed on the beach or at the pool. On a hot day, this drink, which includes vodka, rum, and blue curaçao, is ideal for sipping. So, if you’re looking for a delectable and refreshing cocktail to cool down with this summer, try the Yellow Bird!

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Real Bahamas Sky Juice

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Real Bahamas Sky Juice

The only thing you’ll need for this recipe is a juicer. You can use one at home or in the Bahamas, and it’s easy to make. This drink is made with rum, coconut cream, and fruit juices, and it’s perfect for enjoying on a hot day. If you’re searching for a tasty and hydrating drink to sip on this season, Real Bahamas Sky Juice is one to try!

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Bahamas Sky Juice

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Bahamas Sky Juice

The Bahamas Sky Juice is a delectable and invigorating beverage that may be enjoyed in the Bahamas or your local beach or your backyard pool. This cocktail, which includes gin, sweetened condensed milk, pineapples, strawberries, and coconut water, is ideal for sipping on a hot day. So, if you’re searching for a delicious and refreshing drink to cool down with this summer, give the Bahamas Sky Juice a try!

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The Bahama Mama

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The Bahama Mama

The Bahama Mama is an absolutely classic delightful and citrusy drink that is perfect for sipping on a hot day. This cocktail will bring the tropical breeze as it is comprised of rum, and pineapple juice, which can be enjoyed in the sun or under the shade. So if you’re searching for a tasty and refreshing beverage to cool off with this summer, try the Bahama Mama!

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