Dining

Cocktail Recipe: Pretty in Pink

If you need a taste of the islands, this colorful cocktail, Pretty in Pink, is sure to do the trick! Although our rum-based drink is best paired with warm Grace Bay sunshine, you can also make it from the convenience of home by following this simple recipe: Ingredients 1 oz Cachaca Rum ¼ oz White Bambara Rum Dash of Strawberry Puree Dash of Club Soda 3 slices of fresh strawberries (for garnish) 1 slice of lime (for garnish) Directions Poured over ice cubes in a highball glass and garnish with lime and a slice of fresh strawberries. Save Save Save Save

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Recipe: Caicos Blue Cocktail

On Turks & Caicos, blue hues extend as far as the eye can see — including at the bar! These bright colors are brought to life with our handcrafted Caicos Blue Cocktail. Caicos Blue Cocktail Recipe Sip in the sweet taste of paradise while you soak up the Grace Bay sunshine, or enjoy this tropical delight from the convenience of home with our cocktail recipe: Ingredients ½ Shot Mount Gay Eclipse Silver Rum ½ Shot Kacni Coconut Liqueur ½ Shot Blue Curacao 8 oz Coconut Water Splash of Lime Juice Splash of Simple Syrup Cherry, Pineapple Slice & Orange Wedge (for garnish) Directions Combine all ingredients and shake well. Pour over ice and garnish with a cherry and pineapple slice and orange wedge. Cheers! Save

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Recipe: The Somerset Sangria

If you’re craving a sweet, refreshing cool drink, we think you’ll enjoy our new specialty: Somerset Sangria. This beverage is one of eight new handcrafted cocktails available at the Pearl Bar, LunaSea or Pavilion. As you dream of Turks and Caicos sand and sunshine, you can also create this cocktail from the convenience of your home with our recipe below. Cheers! Ingredients 1 ounce of Appleton’s 7 Year Rum 1/4 ounce St-Rémy 4 ounces of red wine 1 ounce pomegranate seeds Splash of ginger beer Directions Mix together the Appleton’s rum, St-Rémy and red wine. Pour over ice and stir in ginger beer, for a fizzy taste. Add pomegranate seeds, and garnish with an orange slice!

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The Somerset Sunset Rum Punch

Upon arrival at The Somerset, guests are greeted with a sweet taste of paradise. A cool glass of The Somerset Sunset Rum Punch provides a refreshing welcome and a small preview of the relaxing vacation that awaits. Now, as you reminisce on your treasured times in Turks & Caicos, you can create our signature cocktail from the convenience of your home, with our recipe below. The Somerset Sunset Rum Punch Recipe Ingredients 2oz. 70 proof Bambarra Coconut Rum (“The Spirit of Turks & Caicos”) 1 oz. 80 proof Bamabarra Black Rum 1oz.  Cranberry Juice 1 oz.  Orange Juice 3 oz. Pineapple Juice Splash of Grenadine Directions Fill a highball or double old fashioned glass with ice.  Pour in the coconut rum, juices and a splash of grenadine, and mix well.  Top off with a “floater” of dark rum.  Garnish with a maraschino cherry, pineapple slice and orange wedge. Cheers!

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Recipe: Somerset Cantaloupe Cocktail

The Somerset on Grace Bay’s signature Cantaloupe Cocktail is a luscious, original recipe relying primarily on Turks & Caicos Island-produced ingredients, particularly delicious local rums and homegrown cantaloupe, a melon whose juice is rarely used in the making of mixed drinks. Ingredients 2 oz. 70 proof Bambarra Coconut Rum 70 (“The Spirit of Turks & Caicos”) 1 oz. 80 proof Bambarra Black Rum 4 oz. Cantaloupe juice (likely not found in stores – purchase whole and puree/juice) 1 oz. Cranberry juice 1 oz. Pineapple juice 1 Mint sprig Directions In a highball or double old fashioned glass, crush the mint sprig. Pour in the Bambarra Coconut Rum and juices. Fill glass with ice and stir. Top off with the Bambarra Black Rum. Garnish with Cantaloupe wedge and mint leaf (cantaloupe colored umbrella optional!). Welcome to paradise! Note: if substituting another brand of coconut rum for Bambarra (which is not widely available…