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Piña Colada

A fruity and refreshing Piña Colada is a summer icon. Serve it like it should be served: with fresh pineapple, coconut water and, of course, BACARDÍ Superior Rum.

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HOW TO MAKE A Piña Colada

The Pina Colada was first created in 1954 in Puerto Rico using BACARDÍ Superior Rum.

Make your own

Piña Colada

  • 2 parts BACARDÍ Superior rum
  • 3/4 part pineapple juice
  • 3-4 pineapple chunks
  • 1 1/2 parts coconut water
  • 2 tsp extra fine sugar
Learn

One step at a time

Step 1

Crush

Gently crush 3-4 pineapple chunks in a shaker.
Step 2

Combine

Add the pineapple juice, coconut water and sugar, then stir.
Step 3

Shake

Add the BACARDÍ Superior rum and ice, and shake vigorously.
Step 4

Serve

Serve in a hurricane glass over crushed ice, and garnish.

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What is white rum?

White rum is usually a light-bodied variant with a soft, sweet taste. It’s often used in light refreshing cocktails, especially favorites, like the Mojito and Daiquiri.

Where was the Piña Colada invented?

The Piña Colada hails from San Juan, Puerto Rico, invented by a bartender named Ramón “Monchito” Marrero who used BACARDÍ white rum.

What type of rum goes in a Piña Colada?

While the classic Piña Colada is made with white rum, you can always experiment with different flavors. Try a gold rum to bring a bit more warmth, or a spiced rum for a unique cocktail.