A Pina Colada is a lovely rum-based cocktail containing the delectable tastes of pineapple and coconut, most usually frozen but it can be served over ice. The name literally means “strained pineapple,” which is a reference to that tasty ingredient. It is actually the national drink of Puerto Rico and has been since 1978.
The name for the drink comes from the fundamentals of its creation, Colada meaning “Strained” and Pina meaning “Pineapple”. The drink is a tasty mix of all the things that speak to the tropical locales and Caribbean, with the pineapple juice mixed combined with a rich coconut cream.
Pina Colado is a very famous cocktail at Lake of the Ozarks waterfront restaurant and bar, it’s the mixture of it along with another tasty drink, the Rum Runner.
How to celebrate Pina Colada Day
If you seriously need any person to tell you the top way to celebrate Pina Colada Day, you may have extremely well gotten started with us. For all that is an amazing simple and tasty drink, there are variations on this old classic that have you enjoying a different range all day long. To help you along, we will provide you a few different recipes and varieties to get you started!
The Basic Pina Colada
- 3 oz. pineapple juice
- 3 oz. cream of coconut
- 1 oz. aged rum
- 1 oz. coconut rum
- 1 cup of ice
- Splash of coconut milk
Take this combination and stir in crushed ice until it is smooth and best, pour into a glass that has been chilled, decorate it with a slice of pineapple and an umbrella, and dish it up to your favorite set of reprobates