5 Arak cocktail recipes

Here you have 5 arak cocktails that will spice up your holiday in Bali. All of them tasty and easy to make. If you don’t have arak you can use a white rum instead.

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Arak Madu

Arak Madu – an arak classic that is also known as “the poor man’s margarita”. Shake or stir the following ingredients and serve in a cocktail glass:

  • 5 cl arak
  • 2 cl lime juice
  • 2 cl of honey
  • 1 cl water
Arak Attack 2

Arak Attack

Another classic with Arak…

  • 4 cl arak
  • 1 cl grenadine
  • Orange juice

Pour the arak and the grenadine into a glass with ice. Top with orange juice and enjoy.

Arak Caipirinha

Arak Caipirinha

Bali meets Brazil in a cocktail

  • 5 cl arak
  • 1 lime sliced into 8 wedges
  • 2 tsp. of granulated sugar
  •  Ice cubes

Muddle the sugar into the lime wedges in a glass. Fill the glass with ice cubes. Add the arak and stir. This one is a great at the poolside.

Arak And Coke

Arak and coke

Back to basics. All you need is:

  • 4 cl arak
  • Coca cola

Pour the arak into a glass with ice. Fill up the glass with coke. If you prefer it a bit more posh, add a slice of lemon or lime.

Cocktail Umbrella Side

Arak buck

  • 5 cl arak
  • 1 cointreau
  • 12 cl ginger ale
  • Juice of ¼ lemon

Shake or stir arak, Cointreau and lemon juice. Add ginger ale and ice.


Are you out of Arak or do not know what Arak is? Read these two posts:

Arak – The spirit of Bali

Where to buy Arak