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The Hawk Tuah Cocktail

Introducing the “Hawk Tuah,” a drink inspired by a viral meme that brings a taste of paradise to your glass. This tropical blend combines the smoothness of coconut rum with the sweet flavors of banana and pineapple, creating a mini vacation in every sip. Perfect for lounging by the pool or dreaming of sandy beaches, the “Hawk Tuah” is your gateway to tropical bliss.

Tasting Notes

The Hawk Tuah delivers a vibrant burst of tropical flavors from the first sip. A sweet, fruity base of Malibu rum and banana liqueur is enhanced by a clean, subtle edge from the vodka. Rich coconut cream provides a creamy, velvety texture, perfectly balancing the sweetness and leaving a smooth finish on the palate.

The frozen mango and fresh banana seamlessly blend, infusing natural fruitiness into every refreshing sip. As you continue, the flavors harmonize, with creamy coconut and banana offering a comforting taste while mango introduces an exotic twist.

The thick, slushy consistency feels like a decadent dessert, further enhanced by the indulgent whipped cream garnish. The banana slice not only boosts presentation but also adds a fresh fruit aroma. The Hawk Tuah is a well-balanced, richly flavored cocktail, ideal for savoring on a warm, sunny day.

Tips & Tricks

For a lighter version, use coconut milk instead of coconut cream. Swap the vodka for dark rum to add depth and a slightly smoky flavor. Enhance the fruity flavor and add a vibrant color by incorporating a handful of fresh berries like strawberries or raspberries.

Hawk Tuah Cocktail

Hawk Tuah Cocktail

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 oz coconut rum
  • 1 oz banana liqueur
  • 3 oz pineapple juice
  • Top with whipped cream
  • Banana and cream of coconut for garnish


  1. Fill shaker with ice
  2. Add rum, pineapple and banana liqueur
  3. Shake until well chilled
  4. Fill glass with ice
  5. Pour shaker contents into glass
  6. Top with whipped cream
  7. Add a banana for garnish
  8. Dip some coconut cream on the banana for the hawk tuah


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Brandon Schlette is a celebrated mixologist renowned for his innovative cocktails. With a flair for blending unique flavors, he's a master behind the bar, inspiring both patrons and aspiring bartenders with his creative approach and deep knowledge of mixology.

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