BiKinnie Cocktail Recipe


Please do not confuse the BiKinnie cocktail with the bikini cocktail. Because the BiKinnie cocktail is completely different and takes its name from the ingredient Kinnie. Kinnie is a Maltese bittersweet carbonated soft drink brewed from bitteroranges and extracts ofwormwood.


  • 30 ml / 1 oz. light Rum
  • 30 ml / 1 oz. Triple Sec.
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. orange curaçao
  • 120 ml / 4 oz. Kinnie


  1. Put some ice cubes in a big long drink glass.
  2. Add the Rum, the Triple Sec. and the orange curaçao.
  3. Fill up with Maltese Kinnie lemonade and stir briefly.
  4. Garnish with two cherries and one lemon slice.


Kinnie was first introduced in 1952 and is  is brown in colour and is drunk straight or mixed with alcohol. It holds a reputation for being Malta’s favourite non-alcoholic beverage, sometimes even called the ‘national soft drink’.


  1. Bacardi white rum | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Triple Sec. liqueur | USA | UK*| Germany*
  3. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany