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In the Spirit

My Top Five Virgin Islands Cocktails

My Top Five Virgin Islands Cocktails Multihulls Magazine

So you visited the British Virgin Islands and you partook in all the local drink specialties, but now you’re back home and wondering how to recreate that holiday magic – never fear, I’m here to help!! Keep reading for the recipes to my top 5 Virgin Islands cocktail recipes.


This Painkiller was consumed at Soggy Dollar Bar, Jost Van Dyke

If you came to visit the BVI and left without trying a Painkiller then I am sorry to tell you that you need to go back and try again…

The quintessential British Virgin Islands cocktail, there is some disagreement as to the origin of the cocktail with two bars renowned for the Painkiller (Pusser’s and the Soggy Dollar). Pusser’s fans insist that a Painkiller can really only be made with Pusser’s Navy rum, while the Soggy Dollar uses Cruzan. But even Pusser’s concede that their Painkiller recipe is inspired by Daphne Henderson at the Soggy Dollar Bar.

Whichever one you believe to be the rightful owner of that honor, there’s no denying that you really have to try one in order to consider your Virgin Islands experience complete – extra points for consuming it with your toes in the sand.

The exact recipe and ratios at Soggy Dollar are . . .

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