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Pineapple Screwdriver

Krista S

You probably have a special time designated to drink a glass of wine or a bottle of beer. With a pineapple screwdriver, you may not need to wait. You can have it any time. Over brunch? An afternoon drink? Or you can have it just before bedtime. This cocktail is perfect any time of the day or night.

What also makes it more perfect is that it is so easy to prepare with only three main ingredients, pineapple juice, orange juice, and vodka. You can only spare five minutes of your time and you have this thirst-quenching and energy-boosting drink. Adding ice and different garnishes, like fresh mint, orange peel, Maraschino cherries, and pineapple chunks will add some refreshing flavors to your drink as well.

Pineapple Screwdriver is also called Aloha or Hawaiian Screwdriver. This must be because pineapple is mass-produced in this tropical island paradise. Indeed, with a pineapple screwdriver, it is hard not to think of the tropics. Experience the tropics at home with this easy-to-prepare and delicious cocktail while in the comfort of your home, any time you want to.

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Pineapple Screwdriver

  • Author: Myles
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cocktails 1x


If you go over the procedure of how to make your pineapple screwdriver, it is just about mixing all the ingredients. The fruity taste of pineapple and orange together with the spicy and briny taste of vodka already makes a perfect blend.

It creates a smooth drink that makes it such a pleasure to sip slowly or drink hurriedly. If you are not a fan of vodka, you have to try this one. The taste of vodka is completely neutralized. You can only feel the rush of heat up to your ears after consuming some of it.


Units Scale

6 oz. of pineapple juice

6 oz. orange juice

4 oz. of vodka

Fresh mint, optional

Orange peel, optional

Maraschino cherries, optional

Pineapple chunks, optional

Ice, optional


  1. Mix pineapple juice, orange juice, and vodka.
  2. Fill glasses with ice and top with pineapple screwdriver mixture.
  3. Garnish with mint, cherries, orange peel, or pineapple if desired


  • You can make the mixture ahead of time. It can last up to 3 months if you keep it in the freezer in a zip top bag.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes

If you are in the mood for drinking more, or if your hubby decides to join you, you can just double the ingredients and make more. The same is true when serving this cocktail to guests. Yes. Serving a pineapple screwdriver at a cocktail party can be a wise decision. Besides being so easy to prepare, all the ingredients are readily available. You can buy big cans of pineapple juice and orange juice and a liter of vodka and it can go a long way. You can double your purchase depending on the number of guests and how long they will be staying. You will see that it is more affordable than buying different brands of beverages.

You can never go wrong serving pineapple screwdriver during cocktail parties. Everyone loves pineapple and oranges. But it will not be enough without a bit of an upper. Vodka offers a perfect combination when blended with pineapple and orange juices. And with mint, orange peel, cherries, and pineapple chunks, you are making this already luscious cocktail to a higher level.

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