’61 Imperial


How to Make The ’61 Imperial

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Recommended Glass: Hurricane Glass

Ingredients List

• 1/2 oz White Rum
• 1/2 oz Vodka
• 1/2 oz Bacardi 151 Rum
• 1/2 oz Creme de Bananes
• 1 oz Blue Curacao
• 4 oz Pineapple Juice

Recommended Glass

Hurricane Glass


61 Imperial is a tropical cocktail created by Porfirio (Steve) Alva, Stockton, California and named after his 1961 Chrysler Imperial, a most outlandish design year, hence, most outlandish cocktail. The ’61 is a popular serving at his summer poolside parties. In a tall chimney glass or hurricane glass, fill with cubed Ice; add all liquor except the blue Curacao. Add the Pineapple Juice, stir well, and float the blue Curacao on top. Garnish with a Pineapple slIce and a Maraschino Cherry, and serve.

The Shopping List

White Rum | Vodka | Bacardi 151 Rum | Creme de Bananes | Blue Curacao | Pineapple Juice



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