There are many variations of this contemporary cocktail. For now, we’ve chosen this one to be featured on The Tiki Bar Is Open for three reasons: it’s flavor, it’s name and it’s tiki pop culture influences.

This version of the cocktail provides a true island escape because it’s main flavors come from pineapple and orange topped with a fizz that will remind you of the ocean waves. Somewhat unique is that fact that it is both shaken AND stirred. It’s bright green color is what primarily gives it it’s name. Bright green… radio-active… atomic.

Although a contemporary cocktail, it has retro influences. It’s tropical flavor is typical of post WWII Tiki Pop Culture which of course grew to it’s first peak during the Atomic Era. An era that was one of America’s best.

Hence… a great name, a great story and a great cocktail.

Here’s how you make it.

2 oz Cognac
2 oz Grand Grand Marnier
1/2 oz Blue Curacao
1/2 cup crushed ice
4 large ice cubes
2 oz Pineapple or exotic fruit juice
1 oz dry Champagne
1 slice kiwi

Mix first four ingredients in a shaker and shake until cold and frothy.
Strain over 4 large ice cubes in a highball glass.
Add the fruit juice, stir and then top with Champagne.
Garnish with a kiwi slice.


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