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ZZ’s Pineapple Cocktail

At ZZ's Clam Bar in New York City, this cocktail is served in a vintage, brass pineapple, mounded with cobbled ice and garnished with a drift of aromatic chamomile powder…

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Painkiller

With coconut cream, pineapple and orange juice and a Virgin Islands birthplace sometime in the 1970s, this rum-based cocktail is a tropical drink to the core.

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Bitter Mai Tai

Brooklyn bartender Jeremy Oertel created this variation on a Mai Tai with bitter Campari and funk-heavy Smith and Cross Jamaican rum.

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Mai Tai

The credit for this iconic 1930s drink—whose name is a nod to the Tahitian, “Maita’i,” which means “good”—is usually given to venerable Los Angeles tiki bar Trader Vic’s.

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Donn Day Afternoon

Martin Cate of Smuggler's Cove pays tribute to the cinnamon-grapefruit pairing of Don's Mix, but forgoes the fresh grapefruit altogether in favor of grapefruit-flavored beer Stiegl-Radler.