6 Creative Cocktails to Try at The New Palisades Restaurant

Settle into happy hour as sundown sets the Dominican coastline aglow, painting a sublime setting worth raising a glass to. Here, relish in the oceanside backdrop and reminisce over the day’s adventures while sipping inventive cocktails inspired by the Nature Island. The following must-try guest favorites are sure to pair perfectly with the gentle breeze and captivating scenery that our new Palisades Restaurant affords.

1. Palisades

A little sweet and a little sour, Palisades incorporates lychee liqueur, Cocomania and lime juice. An aroma and taste crafted to savor, this refreshment is the ideal companion to have in-hand while admiring the surrounding views.

2. Water Front

There’s always something to celebrate in Dominica, and Water Front is a favorite to clink glasses with—whether honoring the simple joys or the milestone moments. Made of apple puree, sour apple liqueur and champagne, this cocktail is a must-try.

3. The Fort

End the day on a sweet note with The Fort, a shaken combination of dark crème de cacao, 12-Year Appleton, vanilla liqueur and light cream with ice. An indulgent and rich cocktail reminiscent of dessert, you’ll be happy you swapped your usual for this delicious night-cap.

4. Emerald Pool

Almost too pretty to drink, Emerald Pool’s illuminating green color offers a cocktail of sour apple liqueur, creme de menthe, lime juice, red cap and simple syrup. Go ahead and dive in.

5. Balas Rum Punch

Stirred and aged to satisfaction, Balas Rum Punch offers a traditional mixture of cinnamon, sugar, cask rum, lime juice and angostura aromatic bitters. A signature cocktail, make sure to order this tropical favorite while at Palisades Restaurant.

6. Green Parrot

On the days that there isn’t time for bird watching, perhaps the Green Parrot is the next best alternative. Boasting the same hue as Dominica’s national bird, the Sisserou Parrot, this refreshment delights with sour apple, triple sec, lime juice, simple syrup and Smirnoff.

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