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Hey Mambo, A Piña Colada Riff

Recipe: Mark Hibbard Via Vecchia , Portland, Maine

Photo: Anthony Dibiase

A daring new take on the classic.

Striking the perfect balance between herbal, bright and creamy, this play on the Piña Colada also channels the spirit of a Mezcal Negroni with a red bitter aperitivo and two types of agave spirit entering the mix.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Luxardo Aperitivo
  • ½ oz. espadín mezcal
  • ½ oz. blanco tequila
  • 1½ oz. fresh pineapple juice
  • 1½ oz. coconut cream
  • ½ oz. fresh lime juice
  • Tools:blender, strainer
  • Garnishes:pineapple leaves, edible flower
  • Glass:tiki mug or highball

Preparation

Blend all of the ingredients with 6 ice cubes. Strain into a glass or mug filled with crushed ice.

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