How to drink Malibu liqueur

How to drink Malibu liqueur

Malibu is a rum liqueur flavored with coconut or tropical fruit. It is produced on the island of Barbados on the basis of white rum, which is combined with coconut or fruit extract, black molasses, sugar and spring water. Bottled in Scotland. Originally, only the Malibu coconut was produced, now in this line there are drinks with passion fruit, mango, banana and pineapple flavors, however, the liquor with coconut flavor still remains in this alcoholic “family” the most famous and popular. The Malibu liqueur can be clear or have a milky white hue — it depends on the type of extract used in its production. The strength of the drink - 21%. Originally it was created to simplify the process of making the popular Pina Colada cocktail, but it can be used differently. The question of how to drink “Malibu” liqueur has several answers, and all of them are correct.

Methods of use

You can drink Malibu liqueur in several ways.

  • Liquor "Malibu" can be drunk in its pure form, adhering to the rules governing the use of dessert liqueurs. According to them, liqueurs are served after dinner, for dessert, usually before coffee. Before serving, drink should be cooled to 8-10 degrees. Drink it from liquor glasses in small sips.
  • Rum liqueur from the island of Barbados can be diluted with milk, tonic or fruit juice. The last option is the most popular. Preference is given to juices from tropical fruits. Usually, one part of the liqueur is diluted with two parts of pineapple or orange juice.
  • Originally, the Malibu liqueur was created to make cocktails, and as such it continues to be used very often. It is part of not only the “Pina Colada”, but also many other complex cocktails, many of which have no less admirers.

Malibu-based cocktails are most often served in tall glasses on a stable leg with a straw, but some of them are usually served in tall glasses (shots) or cocktail glasses.

What to bite Malibu liquor

Liquor "Malibu" has a pronounced sweet taste and is served along with desserts. The best options for snacks are:

  • butter cream, whipped cream and desserts based on them;
  • ice cream;
  • fruits, preferably tropical;
  • fruit salads.

Serve coconut “Malibu” and coffee.

Cocktails based on rum liqueurs usually do not bite, but you can offer them some of the above sweets.

Pina Colada Cocktail with Malibu Liqueur


  • white rum - 75 ml;
  • Malibu liqueur - 75 ml;
  • cream - 50 ml;
  • pineapple juice - 75 ml;
  • crushed ice - 50 g;
  • Pineapple - 1 piece for decoration.

Method of preparation:

  • Beverages with ice should be placed in a shaker tank.
  • Shake for 40 seconds.
  • Strain.
  • Pour into a high roomy glass on a small stem.

The glass is decorated with a slice of pineapple or strawberries, served with a straw.

Cocktail “Oligarch”


  • Malibu liquor - 10 ml;
  • white rum - 10 ml;
  • vodka - 10 ml;
  • absinthe - 10 ml;
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice - 10 ml.

Method of preparation:

  • Pour the liquor in a high pile, rum on a spoon or a knife blade. This technology allows you to “put” drinks on each other without mixing them.
  • In the same way, pour in lemon juice, vodka and absinthe in exactly this sequence.

Drink a drink should be a gulp. This shot is strong enough; he has more fans among men than among women.

El Ultimo Cocktail


  • cognac - 40 ml;
  • Malibu liqueur - 10 ml;
  • apple juice - 150 ml;
  • ice - 3-4 cubes;
  • cocktail cherry - for decoration.

Method of preparation:

  • Beverages pour into a shaker glass, shake.
  • At the bottom of a tall glass, put ice on a small thick leg.
  • Pour a cocktail into it.

For decoration, use a cocktail cherry, serve with a straw. The drink turns out not too strong, but men like it no less than the ladies.

Cocktail “Coconut Paradise”


  • Malibu liqueur - 20 ml;
  • white rum - 10 ml;
  • milk - 100 ml;
  • ice cream - 100 g.

Method of preparation:

  • Cut the ice cream into several pieces, let it lightly melt and place in a blender jar.
  • Add milk and alcohol.
  • Whisk.

It remains to pour into a tall glass, insert a straw into it and serve it to the table. Drink for sure will appeal to lovers of milkshakes.

Cocktail “Evening”


  • Malibu liquor - 45 ml;
  • Liquor “Amaretto” - 30 ml;
  • light rum - 15 ml;
  • pineapple juice - 75 ml;
  • orange juice - 60 ml;
  • ice cubes - 100 g.

Method of preparation:

  • Pour ice into a tall glass.
  • Pour the drinks in it in the order in which they are indicated in the recipe: first liqueurs, then rum, after juices.
  • Stir with a bar spoon.

Served cocktail with a straw. Will appeal to those who love unusual combinations of tastes.

Acapulco Cocktail


  • Malibu liqueur - 60 ml;
  • mango juice - 90 ml;
  • ice - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • In a shaker, mix the cocktail ingredients.
  • Strain into a cocktail glass.

When serving, drink can be decorated with slices of tropical fruits.

“Lady Jane” Cocktail


  • Malibu liquor - 15 ml;
  • strawberry liqueur - 30 ml;
  • orange liqueur - 40 ml;
  • cream - 30 ml;
  • ice - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Drink for 30 seconds in a shaker along with ice.
  • Strain and pour into a champagne glass.

If you decorate a glass with “hoarfrost” (a border of granulated sugar), the drink will look even more seductive.

Rum liqueur "Malibu" with coconut flavor can be drunk in its pure form or used to make cocktails. It goes well with tropical fruit juice and cream. You can dilute it with tonic, cola and similar carbonated drinks. An interesting taste can be obtained by combining coconut liqueur with ice cream or liquid chocolate. When used in its pure form, liqueur is served for dessert.

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