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La Concha, A Tropical Cocktail

What we wanted most [from this cocktail] was a classic Piña Colada flavor profile, but modeled after the fino sherries we couldn’t stop drinking,” says Kalimotxo lead bartender Kate Houser. “Swapping in coconut water for coconut cream and adding in Lustau fino sherry made it light, dry, and completely crushable on a patio. The added perk is that you can have more than one in this Texas heat!


  • 1½ oz. white rum
  • 1¼ oz. pineapple juice
  • 1 oz. coconut water
  • ¼ oz. fino sherry
  • ¼ oz. fresh lime juice
  • ¼ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:rocks
  • Garnish:2 pineapple leaves


Combine all of the ingredients in shaker with ice, then shake to chill. Strain over crushed ice in a Collins glass.

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