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Piña Colada

Photo: Stuart Mullenberg

pina colada

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

1½ oz. aged Puerto Rican rum
1½ oz. cream of coconut (González uses Coco López)
1½ 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, New York City

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