Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Layers of Paradise

May 17, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Hey There!

This week's cocktail recipe comes from Drinks Made Easy. We saw his YouTube video and were compelled to recreate and share! One sip you understand why this is called 'Paradise'. Close your eyes and you can almost hear the roar of the ocean, feel the sand in your toes.... smell the sunscreen as the sun kisses your face.... ahhh yesss.  For a step by step video to ensure your drink layers are defined please visit Drinks Made Easy!! We hope you enjoy! As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages

This makes 1 drink! Let's get started!


Here's what you need:

For Garnish
1 Peel from Lime Wedge
1 Cocktail Pick

For Drink
3 oz. Pineapple Juice
2 oz. Coconut Rum (we used Malibu)
1/4 oz. Blue Curaçao
1 oz. Water
1/2 oz. Grenadine


You will also need 2 mixing glasses, 1 Collins or hurricane glass and bar spoon.



Let's Make the Drink!

  1. In mixing glass #1, add & stir with bar spoon:

    • Pineapple Juice (3 oz.)

    • Coconut Rum (2 oz.)

  2. In mixing glass #2, add & stir with bar spoon:

    • Blue Curaçao(1/4 oz.)

    • Water (1 oz.)

  3. In your Hurricane or Collins glass, add the following in this order:

    • Grenadine (1/2 oz.)

    • Ice (fill to brim of glass)

    • Straw (optional... can also carefully add at the end)

    • Contents of mixing glass #1 (pineapple juice and rum)

    • Contents of mixing glass #2 (blue curaçao and water)

  4. Garnish with lime peel (yes we put the lime in the coconut lol)

    • We took the peel of a lime wedge and cut 4 slits end to end 

    • Then folded the wedge in half and secure with cocktail pick.

  5. Sip slow and Enjoy!


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"If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine."

-Morris West



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