Gallery: Tiki Week: 9 Essential Tiki Drinks

Scorpion
Scorpion
This recipe makes individual servings, but you might be tempted to fill your biggest punchbowl with this sweet-tart-boozy mixture.

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The Ancient Mariner
The Ancient Mariner
This variation on Navy Grog includes Demerara rum, dark Jamaican rum, and Allspice dram. It's both rich and refreshing.

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Mai Tai
Mai Tai
Paul Clarke calls this "one of the most regal refreshments in the exotic-drink universe."

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151 Swizzle
151 Swizzle
Don't be afraid of the 151, the rum's strength is softened by the water from the slow-melting ice. A little pastis and a sprinkle of nutmeg make this particularly delectable.

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Saturn
Saturn
What's a gin drink doing in a tiki roundup? This award-winning cocktail may not have any rum, but it's tropical and refreshing, perfect for the hot days ahead.

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Fog Cutter
Fog Cutter
A float of sherry on top of this lightly sour sipper adds a savory element.

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Test Pilot
Test Pilot
This Don the Beachcomber classic was created around 1941, and it's quite a sophisticated drink, balancing the complex flavor of Angostura bitters with rum, lime, Cointreau, and Pernod.

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Zombie Punch
Zombie Punch
There are too many bad imitations of the Zombie, so you're probably better off making it at home.

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Planter's Punch
Planter's Punch
Careful, this rum-rich ancestor to the tiki drink goes down quite easily.

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