The key to this cocktail is fresh pineapple juice. Don't compromise the flavor of this cocktail by using canned pineapple juice. The small effort makes all the difference.
This makes a large size batch for guests if you want to share. If not, just store it in your refrigerator for up to 3 days, and enjoy at your leisure.
DIY (Do It Yourself) Pineapple Juice
Puree 4 cups of 1"- cubes of peeled, cored ripe pineapple in a blender until smooth. Strain through a fine sieve lined with cheesecloth.
Tropical Storm Cocktail
Recipe from Bon Appetit
2 cups fresh pineapple juice
2 cups orange juice
1 cup white rum
3/4 cup high-proof dark rum
3 tablespoons Campari
Place all ingredients in a pitcher. Cover: Chill for 4-12 hours. Divide among ice-filled glasses. Garnish with orange wedges and maraschino cherries.
Note: If you would prefer a frothy top to your cocktail. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the cocktail mixture, and shake vigorously. Pour into your glass. Garnish.