How to Make a Brass Monkey Cocktail

Do not get astound by the name! You do not need to have a long tail and be an expert in climbing trees before having this drink. The cocktail is named as Brass Monkey due the color and the thrilling tantalizing taste of the beverage. Any cocktail which contains orange, malt liquor or a beer is usually named as Brass Monkey.

The drink, which is discussed in this guide, is using fabulous ingredients. The combination of Rum, Vodka and Orange juice will give the drink a distinctive color as well as taste. Whether you are planning to have a casual get together, or are arranging a formal party for your office colleagues, this drink will not let you down. People prefer having an amazing welcome drink so that their party starts with a great boost and thrill. Dark Rum will be used in the drink in order to acquire the desired color of the beverage. Make sure you serve the drink in a highball glass instead of normal wine or cocktail glasses.

Serving Size: 3 servings
Preparation Time: 1 minute and 48 seconds
Utensils Required: Cocktail shaker, Highball glass


– 1 oz of Dark Rum
– 1 oz of Vodka
– 8 oz of Orange Juice
– Crushed ice according to your requirement


  • 1

    Start the process by adding crushed ice in a cocktail shaker and then the remaining ingredients one by one. If a cocktail shaker is not obtainable, then an electric blender can also do the job but make sure you do not blend the drink too much.

  • 2

    Shake it until all the ingredients combine with each other and the ice melts to add the required chill to your drink. Do not add a great amount of ice, however, because it will ruin the flavor of your drink and result in a watery mixture rather than a Brass Monkey cocktail

  • 3

    Pour the drink in a highball glass and garnish it with orange wedges.

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