Brian’s Tahoma Toddy - Makes 8 Cocktails

Brian is the mixologist in our family. He created this concoction while home to play in a golf tournament with Tom.  This refreshing, potent combination is certain to mellow you out after a day in the sun.
Serve it over ice or prepare it in advance and freeze into slush.

The Cocktail
8 ounces strong brewed tea, iced
24 ounces pineapple orange juice *Use 32 ounces for a sweeter, less alcoholic flavor
8 ounces Maker’s Mark Whiskey
8 ounces dark rum
4 ounces Triple Sec2- 2 ½ tablespoons brown sugar (adjust to desired sweetness)

  • Combine ingredients in a pitcher.
  • Stir and refrigerate until ready to serve.

To Serve
8 spears of pineapple, cut to fit the glass
4  ¼-inch rings of fresh orange with rind halved (Make a horizontal slash from the center of the orange to the flesh side for it to rest on the rim of the glass)
8 sprigs of fresh mint
1/8 teaspoon dark rum to float on the top of each glass

  • Fill a 16-ounce hurricane glass or glass of choice with ice cubes.
  • Pour 6 ½ ounces of the toddy over the ice.
  • Float the rum on top of the cocktail.
  • Garnish with a spear of fresh pineapple, an orange ring and a sprig of mint.


  • Use Tejava, an unsweetened strong-brewed tea.


  • Make a batch of this cocktail ahead and freeze.
  • Serve it as a slush and garnish as above.

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