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Royal Caribbean’s Aruba Ariba

BRING THE CARIBBEAN HOME WITH THIS EASY COCKTAIL RECIPE

You’ve probably heard of the more classic Caribbean cocktails — like the piña colada and the Bahama Mama. But have you ever heard of the Aruba Ariba? This fun and fruity drink from Royal Caribbean Cruises is the perfectly delicious way to slip into a tropical state of mind. And, it’s very easy to make! Just shake, pour, sip, and let your mind slip away to beautiful Aruba, such as Eagle Beach - one of Aruba’s prettiest stretches of shoreline and rated one of the best beaches in the world.

INGREDIENTS:
  • ½ ounce vodka
  • ½ 151 proof rum
  • ½ ounce crème de banana
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup cranberry juice
  • Grand Marnier
  • Grenadine

INSTRUCTIONS:
Combine everything except the grenadine and Grand Marnier in a cocktail shaker with crushed ice and shake for 1-2 minutes. Then pour everything into a glass with ice. Top with Grand Marnier and a splash of grenadine, and garnish with an orange and a maraschino cherry.