Looking to get a jump-start on the summer vibes? Well, a little birdy shared this coconut Piña Colada recipe with a truly genius twist with us. All the classic beachy vibes of a traditional Piña Colada + a healthy upgrade of MCTs and naturally-occurring (and hydrating!) electrolytes. (All thanks to the addition of our Organic Coconut Smoothie!)
So, go and sip in the sun and maximize the longer, warmer days. Our Smoothies also make the perfect morning-after snack if you had a little too much fun in the sun, so stock up here and you’ll be ready for any and all summer shenanigans! 🌞
Harmless Harvest Bad Birdie Coconut Piña Colada Recipe
What You'll Need:
- 2 oz Harmless Harvest Coconut Smoothie
- 1 oz Light Rum
- 2 oz Fresh Pineapple Juice
- .75 oz Coconut Syrup
- .5 oz Dark Rum (Float)
- Raspberry Preserves
- Garnish: Pineapple Slice & Fronds
How to Make It:
- Add all ingredients except dark rum and raspberry preserves to tin
- Shake until chilled
- Add some raspberry preserves to the bottom of glass
- Fill glass with crushed ice
- Pour cocktail into glass
- Float dark rum on top
What is the origin of the piña colada?
The piña colada is believed to have been invented in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The most recognized story is that bartender Ramón "Monchito" Marrero created the drink at the Caribe Hilton in 1954, mixing rum, coconut cream, and pineapple juice.
What other mixed drinks call for coconut?
- Coconut Margarita: This tropical cocktail combines cream of coconut with tequila, lime juice, and triple sec or Cointreau. It is often garnished with toasted coconut flakes for an extra tropical infusion.
- Coconut Water Watermelon Cocktail Oasis: A refreshing and tropical drink that combines the flavors of coconut, watermelon, and a hint of mint. The primary flavor profile offers a blend of sweet watermelon and tropical coconut, making it a perfect summer beverage
- Coconut Mojito: A twist on the classic mojito, this version includes coconut flavor, typically through the use of coconut rum or coconut milk, along with the traditional mojito ingredients like mint and lime.
- Mango Coconut Daiquiri: A distinctive cocktail that offers a tropical and aromatic experience. This is a refreshing and visually enticing beverage, perfect for enjoying the tropical flavors of mango and coconut.
- Painkiller Cocktail: This cocktail is a rich blend of rum, cream of coconut, pineapple juice, and orange juice, garnished with nutmeg. It's a creamy and fruity drink that's similar to a piña colada but with an added citrusy dimension.
- Tropical Coconut Slushie: A refreshing and hydrating summer drink that combines Harmless Harvest Organic Coconut Water with frozen mango, frozen raspberries, agave, and a pinch of kosher salt. This combination creates a unique tropical flavor, perfect for a refreshing and hydrating summer drink.