Blind Tyger’s Christmas Drinks!

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This Christmas season is obviosuly a little different than any of us expected or had planned, so, in light of this we’ve teamed up with our sister venues across Manchester & Leeds to bring you a Festive Drinks recipe guide!

This recipe, comes from our Soul Sister bar, Smokestack Leeds.

Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing some of our suggestions for alternative Christmas Drinks you can make at home or, fingers crossed, enjoy yourself at Blind Tyger Manchester.


The most popular signature cocktail at Smokestack is the Hurricane. It’s a New Orleans classic that delivers everything you want in a rum punch. The lip-smacking tartness from passionfruit and lime, soft sweetness from the pineapple, aromatics from pimento dram and a generous kick of rum.

In New Orleans, the Hurricane is the perfect cooler for that Louisiana humidity. Over here we are always chasing our infamously short summer and so need something for those colder nights.

You can check out more history on the Hurricane in Smokestack’s Cocktail Showcase here

Smokestack’s Hot Hurricane

  • 1ltr of pineapple juice
  • 500ml of your favourite rum (or rums)
  • 200ml Passionfruit syrup
  • 100ml Grenadine
  • 100ml Falernum
  • 1tsp allspice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 whole orange zest
  • 1 whole lemon zest

Build in a soup kettle or stockpot.
Heat until the spices are aromatic.
Serve in a toddy glass or mug.
Add a slice of pineapple or a wheel of lime

For more recipes this Christmas season be sure to follow our Instagram Page!