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Surfer on Acid

Surfer on Acid recipe

As a bartender, I love recommending the Surfer on Acid cocktail to adventurous tasters. This exotic blend of coconut rum, Jägermeister, and pineapple juice creates a flavor wave that’s exciting and delicious. This drink and mood are great for brave and adventurous people. I adore serving it because it’s colorful flavors and carefree energy transport everyone to the beach and make them happy.

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Tasting Notes

The Surfer on Acid takes you on a taste journey. The rich, earthy scents of Jägermeister come after the rum’s sweet and creamy coconut, and then the fresh, acidic pineapple juice comes last. It’s as if a tsunami of flavors blasted your taste buds one after the other. This drink is perfect for anyone who likes a sweet cocktail with a kick.

Equipment and Glassware

This delicious beverage requires relatively few ingredients. Simply use a shaker and strainer. A highball glass makes an excellent serving vessel. It’s simple to prepare but quite delicious. The right glass makes it even more enjoyable to sip from.


  • 1 oz. Jägermeister
  • 1 oz. coconut rum
  • 1 oz. pineapple juice

These elements combine to create something truly spectacular. The list is simple, but each component is necessary for the ultimate Surfer on Acid.


  1. Fill your shaker with ice.
  2. Pour in the Jägermeister, coconut rum, and pineapple juice.
  3. Shake it up well until it’s cold.
  4. Strain it into your highball glass filled with fresh ice.
  5. Enjoy your awesome Surfer on Acid!
See also  Rumchata Colada

Pro Tips

Make your Surfer on Acid even better by adding fresh pineapple juice. It has a big impact on taste. Additionally, chilling your glass before serving is a nice touch. It keeps the drink colder for longer, which is very useful on hot days.

When to Serve

This cocktail is perfect for summer parties, beach outings, or when you want to feel like you’re on a tropical vacation. It’s perfect for raising moods and adding a fun element to your celebration.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

Malibu coconut rum is a popular choice since it is sweet and smooth. Stick with the original brand of Jägermeister. These brands contribute to the consistently delicious taste of Surfer on Acid.

Similar Cocktails

If you love the Surfer on Acid, here are five similar cocktails you might enjoy:

  • Pina Colada: A creamy, pineapple and coconut classic.
  • Mai Tai: A tropical blend of rum, lime, and almond flavors.
  • Bahama Mama: A fruity mix with a rum base.
  • Blue Hawaiian: A beautiful blue drink with pineapple and coconut flavors.
  • Zombie: A strong, fruity cocktail with a rum punch.


The Surfer on Acid was created in California around the early 1990s. It quickly gained popularity among surfers and beachgoers thanks to its tropical flavors and memorable name. It’s a modern classic that exemplifies surfing’s relaxed, bold nature.

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Surfer on Acid recipe

Surfer on Acid

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 4 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut rum, Jägermeister, pineapple juice, Rum, Surfer on Acid
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Discover the Surfer on Acid cocktail: a thrilling mix of Jägermeister, coconut rum, and pineapple juice for a unique, tropical taste adventure.


  • Fill your shaker with ice.
  • Pour in the Jägermeister, coconut rum, and pineapple juice.
  • Shake it up well until it's cold.
  • Strain it into your highball glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Enjoy your awesome Surfer on Acid!


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Surfer on Acid
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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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