Hurricane Drink Recipe

  • 1 oz light rum
  • 1 oz gold rum
  • 1/2 oz passion fruit syrup
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • ice

hurricane drink recipe

Hurricane Drink Recipe Directions

  1. Fill drink shaker with ice
  2. Add light rum to shaker
  3. Add gold rum to shaker
  4. Add passion fruit syrup and lime juice
  5. Shake until drink is cold
  6. Strain into highball glass or hurricane glass

Non Sequitur

Deadliest Hurricane: Galveston Hurricane 1900
This killer weather system was first detected over the tropical Atlantic on August 27. While the history of the track and intensity is not fully known, the system reached Cuba as a tropical storm on September 3 and moved into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on the 5th. A general west-northwestward motion occurred over the Gulf accompanied by rapid intensification. By the time the storm reached the Texas coast south of Galveston late on September 8, it was a Category 4 hurricane. After landfall, the cyclone turned northward through the Great Plains. It became extratropical and turned east-northeastward on September 11, passing across the Great Lakes, New England, and southeastern Canada. It was last spotted over the north Atlantic on September 15.

This hurricane was the deadliest weather disaster in United States history. Storm tides of 8 to 15 ft inundated the whole of Galveston Island, as well as other portions of the nearby Texas coast. These tides were largely responsible for the 8,000 deaths (estimates range from 6,000 to 12,000) attributed to the storm. The damage to property was estimated at $30 million.

A hurricane drink isn’t as deadly. Actually if you follow the hurricane drink recipe carefully, it’s quiet good.

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