Ginger Smash Cocktail

Ginger Smash Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

The Ginger Smash cocktail gets its name from the muddled mix, or ‘smash’ of fresh pineapple, ginger and sugar used in its blend.


  • 1-1/2 ounces rum
  • 3/4 ounce Maraschino liqueur
  • 3/4 ounce apple liqueur
  • 1 barspoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 small slices of fresh pineapple
  • 2 long, thin slices of fresh ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • pineapple leaf to garnish


  1. Place the pineapple, ginger and the sugar into a cocktail shaker and muddle until the mixture becomes a paste.
  2. Add the Maraschino, rum, apple liqueur and lime juice to the shaker and then fill halfway with ice.
  3. Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and then pour into a cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish the drink with pineapple leaf and then serve immediately.

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