Fuzzy Monkey Cocktail Recipe

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The Fuzzy Monkey is a fun and tasty drink will make you feel like you’re on a tropical vacation with every sip. The flavor is mostly orange with peach and banana notes.

This is an easy drink to make, and it’s great for most any occasion. Unlike most tropical drinks, it has no pineapple and no coconut. It’s a unique flavor that’s hard to resist.

Fuzzy Monkey drink in tumbler garnished with an orange slice

Tropical drinks can make you feel like you’re at the beach, sun shining and waves rolling. The Fuzzy Monkey is one of these drinks, but it’s special because it tastes like a mix of peach, banana, and orange juice – almost like a morning fruit smoothie.

Why You’ll Love It

The Fuzzy Monkey is like a mini-vacation in a glass. The flavors are tropical, and so easy to savor. Plus, it’s super easy to make.

Whether you’re hanging out with friends or celebrating something big, this drink fits right in.

When to Serve It

This is a versatile drink that fits well into a variety of occasions. Here are some ideal times to serve it:

Summer Parties: Its refreshing taste is perfect for hot summer days, whether it’s a backyard BBQ or a poolside gathering.

Brunch Gatherings: With its smoothie-like vibe, the Fuzzy Monkey can be a delightful addition to any brunch menu, offering a boozy twist to morning favorites.

Beach or Tropical-Themed Events: If you’re throwing a party with a tropical theme, this cocktail will complement the vibe beautifully, bringing those beachy flavors to your guests.

Casual Get-Togethers: For a laid-back evening with friends, the simplicity and deliciousness of the Fuzzy Monkey make it a great choice that doesn’t require fancy mixology skills.

Birthday Celebrations: Looking for something fun and different to serve at a birthday party? This cocktail can add an extra layer of joy and festivity to the celebration.

Holiday Parties: Even though it’s a tropical drink, its bright and cheerful appearance can be quite festive, making it suitable for holiday gatherings, especially those with a more relaxed or unique theme.

Date Night at Home: For a special touch on a romantic evening in, mixing up a couple of these can make your night feel like a mini getaway.

Game Nights: Keep the spirits high and the conversation flowing with this easy-to-make cocktail that everyone can enjoy during board games or card games.

Each of these occasions can be made a little brighter and more enjoyable with the addition of the Fuzzy Monkey cocktail, bringing a taste of the tropics to any event.

Fuzzy Monkey drink in tumbler garnished with an orange slice

Fuzzy Monkey Cocktail

Yield: 1 drink
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

The Fuzzy Monkey is a fun drink will make you feel like you're on a tropical vacation with every sip. The flavor is mostly orange with peach and banana notes.


  • 3/4 ounce vodka
  • 3/4 ounce peach schnapps
  • 3/4 ounce Creme de Banane
  • 1-1/2 ounces orange juice


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice
  2. Pour the vodka, peach schnapps, Creme de Banane, and orange juice into the shaker.
  3. Shake the mixture well until it's thoroughly chilled, usually about 15-20 seconds.
  4. Strain the mixture into a tumbler over ice.
  5. Garnish with an orange slice and serve.

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Last Updated:

April 1, 2024