Piña Colada

pina coladaIn homage to his Puerto Rican heritage, Giuseppe González reclaims the delicious simplicity of the country’s national cocktail with the perfect Piña Colada recipe. Blend, enjoy, repeat.

1 ½ oz. aged Puerto Rican rum
1 ½ oz. cream of coconut (González uses Coco López)
1 ½ oz. pineapple juice
5 chunks fresh pineapple
16 oz. crushed ice
Tools: blender
Glass: hurricane
Garnish: orange slice or pineapple wedge

Add all ingredients to a blender and whir for about 35 seconds until smooth and frothy.

Giuseppe González
Suffolk Arms, New York City