How to make a Piña Colada


In 1954, Ramon Perez first introduced the Pina Colada to customers in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is said that he spent three months capturing "the sunny, tropical flavor of Puerto Rico in a glass." Here, cocktail expert Robert Hess shows us how to do the same.

How to make a Piña Colada RECIPE

2 oz white rum
1 oz Coco Lopez Coconut Cream
1 oz heavy cream
6 oz pineapple juice
4-6 oz ice


Blend all ingredients in a blender.
Garnish with a speared cherry and pineapple chunk.
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  • Robert Hess

    Robert Hess Author & Mixologist Robert Hess is a co-founder of the Museum of the American Cocktail in Las Vegas, and the author of The Essential Bartender’s Guide: How to Make Truly Great Cocktails. more about this expert »

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