Sugar and spice and everything nice! The frozen Scrubslide will delight!
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Sugar and spice and everything nice! The frozen Scrubslide will delight!

Craving something exotic and sweet? This fantastic creamy cocktail from the Caribbean is delicious with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg. You can’t go wrong with the Scrubslide.

One sip and your imagination will take you away to the island of your dreams. Picture yourself in a lounge chair near the pool, with the breeze blowing through your hair and the sun’s warmth on your body. Delectable!

Sugar and spice and everything nice! The frozen Scrubslide will delight!
Sugar and spice and everything nice! The frozen Scrubslide will delight!

While checking out the British Virgin Islands, I stayed at the Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. The charming resort had 52 guest accommodations, 10 luxury villas, and a 55-slip marina.

I headed to the pool bar late one morning and introduced myself to the bartender, Stacy. I wanted to try a few house specialties, so I ordered several drinks: the Scrubslide, Basil Shores, and Scrub Island Spiced Tea. The Scrubslide tastes like a milkshake but has a potent punch.

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Ingredients you’ll need to make a Scrubslide

Scrub Island Scrubslide Ingredients
Tropical Cocktail Scrubslide Ingredients

This Caribbean cocktail is made with Vodka, Spiced Rum, Kahlua, Disaronno, and cream of coconut. Absolut is a good, priced Vodka, but Tito’s and Ketel One are also popular. You can’t go wrong with Captain Morgan when it comes to Spiced Rum. I always buy Kahlua for the coffee-flavored liqueur, and my only choice for Amaretto: is Disaronno.

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  • Does not leak.
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  • Single wall shaker (cold to the touch).

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  • It will hold 3 martinis and ice (20 oz).
  • Screw on cap and top.
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  • Measuring Cap.
  • Double-walled (not cold to the touch).
  • Stainless Steel.
  • Dishwasher Safe (top rack), but I hand wash mine due to the price.


  • The top diameter is 10.5 inches (if you have arthritis in your hands, this may not be for you).
  • Don’t over-tighten; it’s not necessary.

How to make the Scrubslide

To make this tropical cocktail:

  1. Add the Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Absolut, Kahlua, Amaretto, and cream of coconut with ice to a blender.
  2. Blend until creamy and pour into a tall glass.
  3. Add a straw, sprinkle some nutmeg, and a cherry on top.
Scrub Island Exotic Drinks of the BVI
Tropical Cocktails of Scrub Island Resort, BVI. From left to right: Scrubslide, Scrub Island Spiced Tea, Basil Shores

Try the other great drinks from the pool bar: Scrub Island Spiced Tea and Basil Shores. And remember to check out Stacy’s unique concoction, the Blue Passion.

Stacy Scrub Island Marriott
Stacy from Scrub Island Resort holding her Blue Passion made with Hpnotiq, Blue Curacao and Absolut

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Scrub Island Scrubslide


This amazing creamy cocktail from the Caribbean will be sure to satisfy that craving when you are searching for something exotic and sweet with a hint of spiced rum. You can't go wrong with the Scrubslide.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine BVI
Servings 1 Drink


  • Blender


  • 2 Ounces Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • 2 Ounces Kahlua
  • 2 Ounces Amaretto I prefer Disaronno
  • 2 Ounces Vodka For mixed drinks I usually use Absolut, Stoli or Finlandia
  • 2 Ounces Cream of Coconut Goya in the international section of your grocery store
  • 1 Cup Ice
  • Chocolate Syrup, Whipped Cream & Cherry For garnish


  • Add Captain Morgan, Kahlua, Amaretto, Vodka, Cream of Coconut and ice in a blender
  • Blend for 30 seconds
  • Drizzle the chocolate syrup into a tall glass
  • Pour the ingredients from the blender into the glass
  • Add whipped cream and a cherry on top
Keyword Amaretto, Cocktail, Coconut, Easy, Happy Hour, Holiday, Kahlua, Party, Rum, Vodka
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