Pina Colada

Drink about which Rupert Holmes sings in song Escape, better know as the Pina Colada Song, is the national drink of Puerto Rico since 1978.

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Pina Colada

The first instance of this cocktail was created in 1954 in a bar of the Caribe Hilton’s Beachcomber in the Puerto Rican capital, San Juan, beneath the fingers of Ramon Monchita Marrera. The management of the hotel hired the guy to prepare a special drink for their guests. After three monte of mixing and experimenting with ingredients, the first Pina Colada was born.

How to make Pina Colada?

Here is an original recipe for Pina Colada cocktail. You need white rum, pineapple juice, which you can buy or prepare it yourself from fresh pineapple, coconut cream or coconut milk combined with fresh cream.

All the ingredients put into blender with crushed ice and mix until you get a smooth mixture. Pour into a glass and decorate with slice of fresh pineapple.

Although it can be quickly and easily prepared at home, they say that Pina Colada flavor is the best on the land of origin. So, if you go on vacation to Puerto Rico, you need to try legendary Pina Colada.

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