Pina Colada Cocktail Recipe

  • 2 oz rum
  • 2 oz frozen pineapple chunks
  • .5 oz lime juice
  • 1.5 oz pineapple juice
  • 1.5 oz cream of coconut or coconut milk
  • Garnish with a slice of pineapple, cherry, or tropical flower
Pina Colada on a wood table

  How to make a Pina Colada

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a blender
  2. Blend on high until creamy
  3. Garnish
  4. Serve 

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Introducing the Pina Colada: The Ultimate Refreshing Drink

Why the Pina Colada is Refreshing

When the weather is hot and you’re looking for a way to cool down, there’s nothing quite like a refreshing drink. And when it comes to refreshing drinks, this drink is king. This tropical concoction is made from a blend of rum, pineapple, lime juice, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut, all blended together to create a creamy and delicious treat.

Pina Colada Flavor Profile

This drink has a unique flavor profile that will transport you straight to the Caribbean. The pineapple and coconut work together to create a sweet and tropical taste that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. The rum adds a nice kick of alcohol without being overpowering, while the lime juice adds a refreshing tang to the drink. Overall, it is the perfect balance of sweet and tangy, making it the perfect drink for any occasion.

Pina Colada Taste

When it comes to the taste of this drink, words just can’t do it justice. It is truly a taste sensation like no other. The creamy texture of the drink is perfectly complemented by the sweet pineapple and coconut flavors. The rum gives it a nice boozy kick, and the lime juice adds a refreshing tang that will leave your taste buds tingling. The Pina Colada is truly a drink that is meant to be savored, not chugged.

When to Enjoy

It is the perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer day, but it’s also great for any occasion. Whether you’re at a pool party, a beach vacation, or just hanging out with friends, the Pina Colada is sure to be a hit. It’s also a great drink to enjoy with a meal, especially if you’re eating something with a tropical twist like grilled shrimp or fish.


If you’re looking for a refreshing and delicious drink that will transport you straight to the Caribbean, then look no further than this drink. This tropical concoction is the perfect balance of sweet and tangy, and is sure to satisfy your taste buds. So next time you’re looking for a drink to enjoy on a hot summer day, or just want to add a little tropical flavor to your life, give the Pina Colada a try, you won’t regret it!

White drink on a wood table


The Pina Colada: A Brief History

This is a tropical drink that has been enjoyed by people all over the world for decades. But where did this delicious drink come from? Well, the history is a bit hazy, but we do know that it was first created in the Caribbean in the 1950s. Some say it was invented by a bartender at a hotel in Puerto Rico, while others claim it was created by a pirate looking for a new way to enjoy his rum.

The Pina Colada Rise to Fame

Regardless of its true origins, it quickly became a popular drink in the Caribbean and eventually made its way to the mainland. In 1978, Rupert Holmes’ hit song “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” brought it to a new level of fame. The song was so popular that it helped boost the drinks popularity even more. Today, the it is enjoyed by people all over the world and is considered a classic tropical drink.

And now you know!

So, next time you’re sipping on a Pina Colada, raise a glass to the mysterious inventor and to Rupert Holmes for making it a hit. Who knows, maybe you’ll even hear “Escape” playing in your head while you’re enjoying your drink! Cheers!

Pina Colada Calories and Nutrition Information:

A Pina Colada has around 550-600 calories per serving. The exact number of calories can vary depending on the specific ingredients used and the portion size. The main calorie contributors are the rum, pineapple juice, cream of coconut and coconut milk, which can be high in sugar and fat. If you’re watching your calorie intake, it’s best to enjoy it in moderation or consider using lower-calorie alternatives such as light rum, low-fat coconut milk or coconut water.


The alcohol we reference in this recipe

White Rum

Flavors we reference in this recipe

Pineapple Chunks

ReaLime 100 percent Lime Juice

Dole 100% Pineapple Juice

Cream of Coconut

Syrups we reference in this recipe

Drink Mix (optional)

The equipment we reference in this recipe


Pina Colada Glass

Pina Colada Candy Garnish

 Nutrition information

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