How to Make Caribou Lou

By Woodrow Savage

Caribou lou is a strong and delicious rum-based cocktail. It contains pineapple juice, 151-proof rum and coconut-flavored rum. The drink originated in Kansas City, Missouri and was made famous by the Kansas City-based rapper Tech N9ne, who wrote a song that shares its name with the cocktail. Caribou lou has a tropical flavor from the mixture of the pineapple and coconut flavors, and people who drink the beverage should not underestimate its potency.

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Caribou lou is made of pineapple juice and two types of rum.
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How to Make Caribou Lou

Step 1

Fill a highball glass with ice.

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How to Make Caribou Lou

Step 2

Measure the coconut-flavored rum, 151-proof rum and pineapple juice separately with a liquid measuring cup, and pour them into the highball glass.

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How to Make Caribou Lou

Step 3

Stir the ingredients with a spoon - a bar spoon, if you have one - and enjoy.