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Piña Colada


Pina Colada Cocktail

Pina Colada

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Almost everyone has heard of the Piña Colada (thanks in part to the 1979 Rupert Holmes song "Escape (The Piña Colada song)") and almost just as many people have probably tried one. It is one of the most popular tropical cocktails and it is definitely one of the creamiest.

This shaken version is a more recent adaptation of the original Frozen Piña Colada from the 1950's. Personally, I prefer the frozen version, but this is a nice option if a blender is not handy.

Prep Time: 4 minutes

Total Time: 4 minutes

Yield: 1 Drink



  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Pour into a chilled cocktail or collins glass.
  4. Garnish with the pineapple wedge and maraschino cherry.

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