Hurricane cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog 

The Hurricane is not a cocktail of subtlety. It’s double serving of rum and suite of fruit juices and sweeteners have been packing a punch since the early 1940s, when it was invented at Pat O’Brien’s in New Orleans. Besides keeping your jigger busy, this high-octane fruit bomb is an excuse to sip from a Hurricane glass, the tall, curved and alarmingly wide vessel inspired by the hurricane lamp.


  • 60 ml light rum
  • 60 ml dark rum
  • 30 ml fresh lime juice
  • 30 ml fresh orange juice
  • 15 ml passion fruit purée
  • 15 ml simple syrup
  • 1 barspoon grenadine
  • Garnish: orange wheel
  • Garnish: preserved cherry


  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a large Hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  3. Garnish with an orange half-wheel and a preserved cherry

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