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Cheers to Facebook Fans’ Top 5 Holland America Line Cocktails

From Mixs’ Martinis, Champagne and Spirits & Ales bars, to the Ocean Bar, Silk Den and Crow’s Nest, there are a variety of venues on each ship that serve an even greater variety of cocktails.

Whether you like your drinks fruity and frozen or smoky and smooth, there’s something for everyone on a Holland America Line cruise. And you can even order your favorites in advance with our Indulgence packages.

We asked Holland America Line’s Facebook fans to name their favorite cocktails found onboard, and the results were diverse. Here are the top five mentioned drinks and their recipes so you can make them at home.

From left: Wang Wang, Blue Glacier Martini and Sunsicle.

From left: Wang Wang, Blue Glacier Martini and Sunsicle.

WANG WANG

Glass:
Pint glass

Ingredients:
.25 oz rum
.25 oz vodka
.25 oz gin
.25 oz tequila
.25 oz Scotch
.25 oz Burbon
.25 oz brandy
1.5 oz orange juice
1.5 pineapple juice
dash of grenadine

Garnish:
Orange slice and cherry

Directions:
Fill pint glass with ice. Pour the ingredients into the pint glass and pack with ice. Top if off with a dash of grenadine. Add the garnish of the orange slice and cherry.

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BLUE GLACIER MARTINI

Glass:
Martini glass

Ingredients:
2 lemon wedges
1.5 oz vodka
.25 oz Blue Curacao
1.5 oz sour mix

Garnish:
Lemon wedge
Half sugar rim

Directions:
In a cocktail shaker, hand press the lemon wedges with muddler. Pack with ice to the top, then shake and strain into a martini glass. Rim half of the glass with sugar and add lemon wedge.

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SUNSICLE

Glass:
Pint glass

Ingredients:
2 orange wedges
1.5 oz vanilla rum
1 oz sour mix
2 oz orange juice
1 oz soda

Directions:
In a cocktail shaker, hand press the orange wedges with muddler. Pack with ice to the top and shake & strain into a pint glass.

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LemonDrop250LEMON DROP:

Glass:
Martini glass

Ingredients:
2 lemon wedges
1.5 oz vodka
.5 oz triple sec
1.5 oz sour mix

Garnish:
Lemon wedge

Directions:
In a cocktail shaker, hand press the lemon wedges with muddler. Pack with ice to the top and shake & strain into a sugar rimmed martini glass. Garnish with lemon wedge.

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NEGRONI:

Glass:
Old fashioned

Ingredients:
2 orange wedges
1.5 oz gin
.5 oz sweet vermouth
.5 oz Campari
1 oz soda

Garnish:
A strip of lemon zest

Directions:
In a cocktail shaker, hand press orange wedge with a muddler. Pack with ice to the top and add all other ingredients. Shake & pour into an old fashioned glass with a strip of lemon zest for garnish.

Are any of the above drinks your favorite? If not, which ones do you like best onboard?

1 Comment
  • Cori Seguirant

    Can you post the recipe for the Glacier Ice Tea and Ice Kool Aid alcoholic beverage drinks served on the Alaskan cruises?

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