June bug (cocktail)
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The June bug or June Bug Annihilator is a tropical cocktail. It consists of a mixture of Midori melon liqueur as base liquor, with modifiers of coconut rum (such as Malibu), Banana liqueur, pineapple juice, and sweet & sour. It is shaken with ice and served long, in a Collins glass, over ice with optional fruit garnish. It is a fresh tasting sweet and tropical drink, with a bright green color.
It was first concocted by the Head Bartender at the Grand Rapids, Michigan TGI Friday's, whose nickname was Junebug. It was so popular there that each highball station in the bar had the three liquors used in this recipe next to the basic rail set-up. It was incorporated into the company's canon of over 400 cocktails in the late 1980s and made around the world, from Beijing to Istanbul.
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