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Grinch’s Secret Potion

Dive into the festive season with a tropical twist! The Grinch Cocktail is a vibrant and flavorful drink that encapsulates the joy and color of Christmas. This delightful concoction blends the tangy taste of kiwi with the creamy sweetness of coconut and a festive burst of pomegranate. It’s a unique addition to any holiday celebration, bringing a bit of whimsy and fun to your table.

Grinchs Secret Potion


  1. 2 oz Kiwi Puree (made from blended fresh kiwis)
  2. 1 oz Coconut Cream
  3. 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  4. 2 oz Vodka (optional for an alcoholic version)
  5. Pomegranate Arils for garnish
  6. Coconut Shavings for Rim


  1. Prepare the Glass: Rim a cocktail glass with coconut shavings for a tropical and festive look.
  2. Blend the Kiwi: Puree fresh kiwis in a blender until smooth. Strain if you prefer a smoother texture.
  3. Mix the Cocktail: In a shaker, combine the kiwi puree, coconut cream, simple syrup, and vodka (if desired for an alcoholic cocktail). Add ice and shake vigorously.
  4. Serve: Pour the mixture into the rimmed glass over crushed ice.
  5. Garnish: Add a sprinkle of pomegranate arils on top for a festive and colorful finish.
  6. Enjoy: Serve this cheerful drink immediately and bask in the holiday spirit!


  • Ripe Kiwis: For the kiwi puree, use ripe kiwis for a naturally sweet and tart flavor.
  • Coconut Cream: If the coconut cream is too thick, you can thin it with a bit of coconut milk or water for easier mixing.
  • Adjusting Sweetness: Feel free to alter the amount of simple syrup based on your preferred sweetness level.
  • Alcohol or Not: This cocktail is versatile; omit the vodka for a family-friendly version that everyone can enjoy.
  • Presentation Tips: The clear glass showcases the vibrant green color, and a martini glass can lend an elegant touch.
  • Garnish with Meaning: The pomegranate arils add a delightful flavor and symbolize the Grinch’s heart growing three sizes.
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The Grinch Cocktail, with its unique combination of kiwi, coconut, and pomegranate, is sure to be a conversation starter at any holiday gathering. Whether you’re hosting a large party or a small family get-together, this cocktail is a fun and festive way to celebrate the season. Cheers to a holiday filled with joy, laughter, and delicious drinks!

Please drink responsibly, be fully accountable with your alcohol consumption, and show others respect.

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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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