Your group can begin to explore Aruba with this recipe for the world-famous Aruba Ariba cocktail.
The May, 2022 issue of Food & Wine features the Aruba Ariba on the cover with the caption, “Born to Rum.” The issue mentions the property and the drink in a story giving readers a guided map of the various rum cocktails of the Caribbean. Hilton Aruba’s ‘Aruba Ariba’ is spotlighted as the drink of choice for the island, noting that its inventor is none other than the property’s own Juan “Jocky” Tromp, who first “mixed the drink in 1963”
Make a toast to paradise by making your own Aruba Ariba at home:
The original recipe calls for ½ oz vodka, ½ oz white rum, ¼ oz Grand Marnier, 1 oz crème de banana, and 5 oz fruit punch. The fruit punch recipe requires 3 oz orange juice, 2 oz pineapple juice, ½ oz lemon juice, and ¼ oz of grenadine syrup.