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Hand Grenade Cocktail

The Hand Grenade cocktail was made famous in New Orleans, You can’t party in New Orleans without one of these. It’s know as New Orleans most powerful drink.


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Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes

Ingredients – What’s in it?

Adjust Servings 1 serving


Nutrition

Calories: 548kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.04g | Saturated Fat: 0.002g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Iron: 0.2mg
Course Cocktail

The “Hand Grenade” cocktail is a tropical-themed drink that is popular in New Orleans, Louisiana. The exact recipe for the Hand Grenade can vary, but it typically includes a combination of tropical fruit juices and flavored rums, such as coconut, pineapple, and passion fruit.

The drink is often served in a tall glass over ice and garnished with a slice of pineapple or a cherry. While the name of the cocktail may be humorous, it is important to note that the drink does not contain any actual explosives or any other dangerous substances. It is simply a playful name for a fruity and refreshing cocktail.

Here are a few other tropical-themed cocktails that are similar to the “Hand Grenade” drink:

  1. Blue Hawaiian: made with white rum, blue curaçao, pineapple juice, and coconut cream, served over ice and garnished with a slice of pineapple and a cherry.

  2. Pina Colada: made with white rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream, served over ice and garnished with a slice of pineapple and a cherry.

  3. Mai Tai: made with white rum, dark rum, orange liqueur, lime juice, and grenadine syrup, served over ice and garnished with a slice of pineapple and a cherry.

  4. Zombie: made with white rum, dark rum, apricot brandy, lime juice, pineapple juice, and grenadine syrup, served over ice and garnished with a slice of pineapple and a cherry.

  5. Hurricane: made with white rum, dark rum, passion fruit juice, orange juice, and grenadine syrup, served over ice and garnished with a slice of orange and a cherry.

These cocktails all feature tropical flavors and are often served over ice, making them similar to the “Hand Grenade” drink in taste and presentation. They can be enjoyed at parties or as a refreshing drink on a hot day.