Orange Oasis Cocktail Recipe

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Orange Oasis Nutrition Facts


Fat:0.1 g

Protein:1 g

Carbohydrates:45 g


Created by

Nic Polotnianko

I fell in love with the art of mixology 6 years ago. Since then, I've honed my skills, crafting a myriad of cocktail recipes, and sharing my passion with other enthusiasts.

Last Updated: January 7, 2024


The Orange Oasis cocktail is a refreshing and fruity concoction that was first created in the tropical paradise of Hawaii. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a sweet and citrusy drink with a hint of tropical flair. It is often served at beachside bars and resorts, making it a popular choice for vacationers and locals alike.

  • Origin: Hawaii
  • Popular among vacationers and locals
  • Served at beachside bars and resorts

How Orange Oasis Tastes?

The Orange Oasis cocktail is a delightful blend of sweet, tangy, and fruity flavors. The orange and pineapple juices provide a refreshing citrusy taste, while the coconut rum adds a hint of tropical sweetness. The grenadine gives the drink a touch of tartness, making it a well-balanced and enjoyable cocktail.

Interesting facts about Orange Oasis

  • The Orange Oasis cocktail is named after the vibrant orange color it gets from the combination of orange juice and grenadine.
  • The cocktail is often served with a slice of fresh orange or a cherry as a garnish, adding a pop of color and an extra burst of flavor.
  • The Orange Oasis is a versatile cocktail that can be enjoyed year-round, but it is especially popular during the summer months due to its refreshing and fruity taste.


Orange juice

The sweet and tangy flavor of orange juice not only gives the cocktail its name but also provides a fruity backbone. Using too much can overpower the delicate coconut and pineapple nuances, while too little might make your drink lack adequate citrus punch.

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Pineapple juice

Pineapple juice brings a tropical zing and helps round out the citrus profile. Omit it, and you'll miss the complexity it adds. A dash more, and you're in for a more pronounced pineapple paradise.

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Coconut rum

This is the beach in your cocktail. It provides a subtle, sweet nuttiness that pairs fantastically with the other tropical ingredients. Skimp on it, and you'll lose that vacation vibe. An alternative could be spiced rum for a bolder kick, changing your oasis to something a bit more adventurous.

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This syrup adds a pop of color and a hint of sweet pomegranate-like flavor. Too little, and the visual appeal dims; too much, and it's sweetness central. No grenadine? Try a splash of cherry juice for a similar effect.

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The unsung hero. It chills and dilutes the cocktail to perfection. Without it, you're sipping on a lukewarm fruit punch. Too much, and you'll water down the tropical symphony.

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Orange slice and Maraschino cherry

Garnishes are the final touch, adding a visual treat that promises what's to come. They also add a slight aroma and a hint of flavor if you choose to snack on them.

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Recipe. How to make Orange Oasis Drink

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add the orange juice, pineapple juice, coconut rum, and grenadine to the shaker.
  3. Shake well until the ingredients are well combined and chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with fresh ice.
  5. Garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry.

Pro Tips

  • Use fresh juices for a more vibrant and refreshing taste.
  • Chill your glass before serving to keep your cocktail cooler for longer.
  • Shake well to ensure all the flavors are well combined.

Perfect Pairings


  • Grilled shrimp - The sweetness of the shrimp ties beautifully with the tropical notes of the cocktail.
  • Coconut chicken tenders - Pairs wonderfully as the coconut breading echoes the rum's flavor.


  • Tropical fruit salad - To complement the fruity components of the Orange Oasis.
  • Lemon sorbet - For a refreshing contrast with the cocktail's sweet profile.


  • Salted nuts - The saltiness is a perfect counterbalance to the sweetness of the drink.

Asian Cuisine

  • Spicy Thai noodles - The heat from the noodles will be soothed by the cocktail's fruity sweetness.

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What you could change in Orange Oasis

  • Orange juice: Can be replaced with grapefruit juice for a more tart flavor.
  • Coconut rum: Can be substituted with white rum or vodka if preferred.
  • Grenadine: Can be replaced with cranberry juice for a less sweet option.

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Mango Oasis

Swap the orange juice for mango juice for a rich, velvety twist. The tropical notes will be deeper, with mango's distinctive sweetness leading the way. This version might make you feel like you're lounging under a palm tree.

Spicy Oasis

Add a small slice of jalapeño to the shaker before mixing. This brings a surprising but delightful spicy kick that'll contrast with the cocktail's sweetness and heat up your island experience.

Berry Oasis

Instead of grenadine, pour in some raspberry syrup and a handful of mixed berries into the shaker. You'll get a berry-licious twist with a slightly tart profile that'll dance on your palate alongside the existing tropical flavors.

In case you forgot basics how to make Orange Oasis

Add your ingredients to the shaker first, then ice. Fill it up to ¾ of its capacity to ensure enough space for shaking. Hold the shaker with both hands (one on the top and one on the bottom) and shake vigorously. The shake should come from your shoulders, not your wrists.

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Place your chosen strainer on top of the shaker or mixing glass, ensuring a secure fit. Pour the cocktail into a glass through the strainer, which will catch solid ingredients and ice. If double straining, hold the fine mesh strainer between the shaker and the glass.

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Garnishing a bar drink depends on the type of garnish and the cocktail. Generally, it involves preparing the garnish (like cutting a citrus wheel or picking a sprig of mint), and then adding it to the drink in a visually appealing way (like perching it on the rim or floating it on top).

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Frequently Asked Questions on Orange Oasis

Can I use a different type of glass if I don't have a Collins glass?

Yes, you can use any type of glass you have at home if you don't have a Collins glass. However, the presentation might be different.

Can I make this cocktail without alcohol?

Yes, you can just omit the coconut rum to make it non-alcoholic, but keep in mind that this will change the taste and the overall experience.

Can I use a different type of garnish?

Yes, you can garnish this cocktail with other fruits such as a pineapple slice or a lemon twist, depends on your preferences.

Can I prepare this cocktail ahead of time for a party?

Yes, you can prepare the mix ahead of time and store it in the fridge. Just be sure to shake it well before serving.

What other cocktails can be prepared using these ingredients?

With these same ingredients, you can prepare a variety of cocktails such as a Piña Colada, a Mai Tai, or a Rum Punch.

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