Cóctel Piña Colada
Serve in a Collins or Hurricane glass
- 2 chupitos de ron blanco
- 2 chupitos de jugo de piña
- 1 1/2 chupitos de crema de coco
Guarnición: 1 cereza y 1 rodaja de piña
- Add all the ingredients to your Boston Shaker.
- Shake & strain into an ice-filled collins or hurricane glass.
- Añadir las guarniciones.
The Piña Colada was created in the 1950s when a man named Don Ramon Lovep-Irizarry created cream made from coconut. It led the way for new & delicious cuisines, especially in tropical dishes and desserts. It was only a matter of time before a bartender wielded its power in the form of a cocktail.
That time came in 1957 when Ramon Marrero, a bartender in Puerto Rico, combined coconut cream with rum & pineapple juice. And thus, the piña colada was born.
Bartender’s have so many different recipes for the piña colada. One of the reasons for this is because coconut cream isn’t often used in other cocktails and it’s hard to justify stocking it for the rare occasions a pina colada is ordered.
If you don’t have coconut cream, use 1 shot of heavy cream instead and add 1/2 shot of coconut liqueur or coconut syrup (or both) to add that coconut flavour.
The Piña Colada can also be blended with crushed ice & pineapple chunks for a thicker texture.