How to Prepare and Make a Malibu Bay Breeze

Updated on August 30, 2017
Malibu and pineapple
Malibu and pineapple | Source

Inrto/Background

This article is going to teach you how to make a Malibu Bay Breeze. The key three ingredients being used here are going to be fresh pineapple juice, cranberry juice, and Malibu Coconut Rum. This is a great-looking and -tasting drink that is truly perfect for any summer party or fun occasion. This is my mother's favorite drink, which she orders whenever we go to any restaurant, and is fairly simple to make.

The essential rum in this drink is Malibu Coconut Rum. I have seen recently that the company makes many types of flavored rums now besides coconut, but their classic coconut flavor is what is used in this drink.

The pineapple juice is also a key part to this drink. Being a bartender, my fridge is full of different freshly squeezed juices and cocktail mixers, BUT I think that for this drink having freshly squeezed pineapple juice is ten times better than any store-bought juice. As you can see from my photos, the pineapple juice I use is freshly squeezed, and makes this drink a lot better than if I used Dole juice. With that being said, the actual drink won't taste much different if you use store-bought juice; I personally like taking the extra effort to make my own juice. Also if you are making this for just yourself the store bought is clearly easier, I just tend to squeeze pineapple juice weekly, therefore I used my hand squeezed juice instead of the store bought.

Also when you are picking up the cranberry juice, I tend to try to buy 100% juice, and not juice cocktail. I feel the juice is a lot better, although in this drink where only a splash is used either one will be fine.

3.4 stars from 20 ratings of Malibu Bay Breeze

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Ready in: 5 min
Yields: 1 person

Ingredients

  • 1-2 ounces Malibu Coconut Rum
  • 4 ounces Fresh Pineapple Juice
  • Splash Cranberry Juice

Instructions

  1. Okay, so this drink is fairly simple to make. First you need to choose your glass. I use a standard cocktail glass on this drink, and feel that not only will this keep the size of your drink under control, but also gives that more tropical/party looking drink that we strive for. This is more for show, then for drink, but I like making these in cocktail glasses.
  2. Now add the Ice. I usually fill about 3/4 of the glass with ice. This allows you to keep the drink cold, and to make sure there is a good amount of filler in the cup.
  3. Now add the Malibu. For my drink I added about 1.5 ounces of Malibu Rum, but as long as you use between 1 and two ounces you will have the perfect drink. If you use less than 1 ounce the drink will lack alcohol, and taste. But you can use more than 2 ounces if using a bigger cup, making a bigger drink, or looking for a stronger drink. In any case I would not suggest any more than about 3 ounces of Malibu Rum.
  4. Before adding the pineapple juice make sure you shake the juice. Pineapple juice tend to separate more than other juices, and you need to shake the juice otherwise you will not be getting a good drink. Not only that, buy you will ruin the rest of your pineapple juice by taking away most of the separated liquid. So make sure the pineapple juice is shaken well prior to the next step.
  5. Next add the Pineapple Juice. You should add about 4 ounces of pineapple juice, or fill it to where you can see on my drink. I did not measure the liquids on this drink, but did them solely by sight, and I would say that the pineapple juice, and the rum should equal about 4/5 of the glass.
  6. Now stir these two ingredients. Some people say shake them, but either way is fine. I stirred them because I already poured them into my glass I was going to drink out of, but normally I would have put them in a cocktail shaker and shaken them first. It does not matter which you do, and the drink typically will taste the same either way.
  7. Once the pineapple juice is poured in, and shaken with the Malibu, you can add your splash of cranberry juice. Now some recipes call for 2 ounces of cranberry juices, BUT that kills the drink. I usually do a splash, A- for flavor, and B- for color. If just adding 1 splash of juice, you should not stir the drink. Look in my last picture how the cranberry juice leaves a wave of color to the drink. In my opinion this is much more exotic, and much tropical twist to this drink that if you shake or stir the cranberry juice. IF you are not using a see through cup, or glass then you mine as well stir the cranberry juice in, but leaving it unstirred still give the flavor through the whole drink, but leaves that exotic coloring.
  8. So there you have it. You Malibu bay breeze that is ready to be enjoyed. So kick back and enjoy this delicious treat, and remember to drink responsibly and know your limits. And most importantly, Always have FUN!. Thanks for reading, and let me know what you think in the comments.
Click thumbnail to view full-size
all ingredientsMalibu addedMalibu and pineappleSplash of Cranberry
all ingredients
all ingredients | Source
Malibu added
Malibu added | Source
Malibu and pineapple
Malibu and pineapple | Source
Splash of Cranberry
Splash of Cranberry | Source

Questions & Answers

    Comments

      0 of 8192 characters used
      Post Comment

      • profile image

        Carolann 

        3 years ago

        A great drink. My new favorite.

      • shin_rocka04 profile image

        shin_rocka04 

        5 years ago from Maryland

        Definitely a great drink for the ladies. I've made it a few times.

      • Johnrr631992 profile imageAUTHOR

        John Reid-Roberts 

        6 years ago from Boston, Massachusetts

        @Jenn-Anne, thanks and I hope you like. The drink is delicious, and have never had a bad review from someone who has tried it. Let me know what you think when you finally do try one.

      • Jenn-Anne profile image

        Jenn-Anne 

        6 years ago

        Nice hub. Thorough instructions. Wish I had the ingredients on hand so I could make this drink. Guess I know what I'll be adding to the shopping list next time I go to the store!

      working

      This website uses cookies

      As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, delishably.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

      For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://delishably.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

      Show Details
      Necessary
      HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
      LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
      Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
      AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
      Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
      CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
      Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
      Features
      Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
      Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
      Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
      Marketing
      Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
      Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
      Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
      Statistics
      Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
      ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)