In 2009, on April 20th , Malibu Island Melon Flavor hit the market with an island spirit that perfectly responded to consumers’ demand for this fresh flavor. This new Malibu rum drink was first tested on a large number of consumers, and due to the positive replies they got it was time for it to become available worldwide.
Distilled by the West Indies Rum Refinery, this flavor comes with a clear melon taste, distilled from fermented molasses. Malibu Island Melon is available in 50ml, 750ml, 1L and 1.75L sizes, with prices around $13.95 for a 750ml bottle.
This flavor inspired a lot of new fresh rum cocktails, and bartenders all over the world created some astonishing rum drinks using this new flavor. Of course, it is our duty to show-off some of its that could inspire you in creating a great Malibu rum melon-flavored drink.
Malibu Coco-Melon Colada
As ingredients, use 1 part Malibu Island Melon flavored rum, 3 parts ice tea and splash lemon-lime soda. Use a tall glass, mix all the ingredients in it and fill with ice.
Malibu Melon Baller
For this Malibu cocktail, one should use 2 parts Malibu Island Melon, 1 part Vodka, 2 parts orange juice. Same as above, mix all the ingredients in a tall iced glass.
The ingredients are somehow as for Malibu Melon Baller, different measures though. 1 part Vodka, 1 part Malibu Island Melon, 3 parts cranberry juice. Use a shaker to mix all the ingredients and pour the mix in a Martini glass.
Whatever cocktail you will create from this marvelous drink, do not forget one important thing: always drink responsible!