Tahiti Drink

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Carton of the cocktail

Tahiti Drink is an alcoholic mixed-drink cocktail that has been made by Manutea Tahiti S.A.[1] [2] since 1984. It is manufactured on the island of Moorea and is sold in distinctively colored cartons.[3] The drink, used as both a cocktail and a mixer, is a combination of pineapple, passion fruit and orange juices, to which vanilla and cane spirit are added. [4] [5] [6] [7]

Manutea Tahiti is owned by Jus de Fruits de Moorea S.A.,[8] [9] the largest juice and exotic fruit liquor manufacturer in the South Pacific.[10]

Tahiti Drink is available in Tahiti, and in the United States under the name Enchanted Isle.[11]

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  1. ^ Goodwin, Bill (November 2010). Frommer's Tahiti & French Polynesia. Frommer's Complete Guides, Volume 249 (3rd ed.). John Wiley & Sons. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-470-61828-8. Watch on the left for the road leading inland to Jus de Fruits de Moora ... a factory and distillery that turns the island's produce into the Rotui juices and the potently alcoholic Tahiti Drink you will see in every grocery store.
  2. ^ "Moorea". Tahiti. PacificIslands.com. 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-02-22. On the bay’s northwest coast (PK11) is the road to the Moorea Fruit Juice Factory and Distillery. It’s worth a stop to sample the famous Rotui Juices and the ‘Tahiti Drink’ fruit liquors.
  3. ^ Ed (November 1, 2006). "Holy Hinano!". Food and Drink. Whine & Cheese. Archived from the original on June 4, 2009. We happily picked up six-pack Hinano along with a quart of the devilishly delicious Tahiti Drink (another local product... a mix of fruit juices mixed with some undetermined alcohol) and saved ourselves from the resort pricing.
  4. ^ Ellwood, Mark. "Huahine, Tahiti, French Polynesia". World's Sexiest Beaches 2006. concierge.com. Best way to cool off: A carton of the local alcoholic punch known as Tahiti Drink. It's delicious—and lethal.
  5. ^ "Scientists, best friends, a wedding, and poutine". The Old Trombone. San Francisco: Medina Maitreya Designs. April 4, 2010. PLUS he spent 3 months in Tahiti doing 'field research' and drinking Tahiti Drink, which is a pineapple malt liquor and tastes like a good version of Brass Monkey.
  6. ^ "New Etgar Keret Short Story: Freeze!". Counter Balance. Los Angeles: the lit life. January 11, 2008. I might as well be in Tahiti sipping Tahiti Drink or a Hinano ...
  7. ^ Palamara, Dana (November 2004). "Not especially back-packer friendly, but not to be missed if you can help it". Tahiti. here or there?. Photo caption. This is the kind of terrible photo you end up taking if you drink enough cartons of 'Tahiti Drink' - not sure what's in it and takes a good few cartons, but unlike most things on the island it's very cheap!
  8. ^ "Jus de Fruits de Moorea Review". Moorea Sights. Fodor's Travel. In the early days, four juices—pineapple, grapefruit, orange, and apple—flowed, but now there are 18 juices and beverages including the famous Tahiti Punch (with 10% alcohol) ...
  9. ^ "Jus de Fruits de Moorea". Mo'orea Entertainment. Lonely Planet. 2011. About 300m inland from the coastal road, the Jus de Fruits de Moorea is a welcome, thirst-quenching stop.
  10. ^ Krantz, Tim (August 4, 2011). "Juice Technology from French Polynesia". E&T Magazine. London, UK: The Institution of Engineering and Technology. ISSN 1750-9637. Retrieved February 17, 2012. Combining alcohol with juice, Manutea Tahiti has concocted several other market-focused products that are enormously successful: Tahiti Drink - an easy-drinking, spiced fruit punch (emphasis on 'punch') with 10% alcohol content; ...
  11. ^ "Enchanted Isle: L'Original Tahiti Drink" [Enchanted Isle: The Original Tahiti Drink]. Motu Importers, Inc. 2012. Retrieved February 19, 2012. 'L’Original Tahiti Drink', be it in the six pack cans or the 'red and black milk carton' container. Now that very same Tahitian favorite is coming to America. Enchanted Isle is here!

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