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Miami Vice Drink On The Rocks

Are you looking for a fun new drink to enjoy with your friends? Why not try the Miami Vice drink?

The Miami Vice drink is not only delicious but it will make you think of vacations in the sun and likely a certain 1980s crime show. 

This delicious cocktail is perfect for warmer weather, and it’s sure to take your party to the next level.

Keep reading for recipe instructions!

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Why you’ll love this Miami Vice Drink

This Miami Vice Drink recipe is:

  • Tasty
  • Great to look at
  • Lots of flavor 
  • Easy to make
  • Will be the hit at any party

What is the Miami Vice made of?

What makes this drink so tasty and so amazing is the layering of both the red and white drinks. 

The key is to make each one individually placing the completed drink into the freezer until you decide to make the drink. 

You can make this drink before the party has stated and bring it out and create it when it is the perfect time for you and your guests.

For the Miami Vice, you will need.  

  • Pineapple juice
  • White rum
  • Cream of coconut
  • Strawberries
  • Dark rum
  • Lime juice
  • Simple syrup
  • Ice

What tools do I need to make the Miami Vice?

You really don’t need much in order to make this cocktail which makes it perfect for any party or large gathering when you want to whip them up in minutes. 

The only tool you’ll need to make this cocktail:

A bender is necessary to make both the red and white layers of this cocktail. I use the Hamilton Beach blender that I got off Amazon. It wasn’t expensive at all and it does the job perfectly.

Remember you can make each drink beforehand. Just place them in the freezer for safe keeping until needed. 

How To Make The Miami Vice Drink 

Step 1: Make the white part of the drink

In a blender, blend together the pineapple juice, white rum, 1 cup of ice and the cream of coconut together.  Once blended, pour into another container and place in the freezer.

Step 2: Make the red part of the drink

Clean the blender and then add, dark rum, strawberries, lime juice, simple syrup and 1 cup of ice.  Once blended, pour into another container and place in the freezer.  

Step 3: Combine, Garnish and Serve

When ready, layer the white and red drinks into a cocktail glass.   Garnish with a strawberry or piece of pineapple.

Miami Vice Cocktail
Yield: 1

Miami Vice Cocktail

Prep Time: 6 minutes
Additional Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

A great fun, tasty and easy to make party drink that will impress all of your friends.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1 oz. white rum
  • 1 oz. cream of coconut
  • 1 oz. of dark rum
  • 1 cup of fresh strawberries
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 0.75 oz. simple syrup
  • crushed ice

Instructions

    1) In a blender, blend together the pineapple juice, white rum, 1 cup of ice and the cream of coconut together.  Once blended, pour into another container and place in the freezer.

    2) Clean the blender and then add, dark rum, strawberries, lime juice, simple syrup and 1 cup of ice.  Once blended, pour into another container and place in the freezer.  

    3) When ready, layer the white and red drinks into a cocktail glass.   Garnish with a strawberry or piece of pineapple.

Notes

Have fun with the layering. Try different layering techniques and see what you can come up with.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 751Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 29gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 256mgCarbohydrates: 79gFiber: 12gSugar: 57gProtein: 5g

 

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