July 10th- National Pina Colada Day

National Pina Colada Day

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Food Facts on Pina Colada 

  • The Pina Colada may be the most recognized tropical rum drink of all time.  It goes down perfectly whether you’re sitting in your backyard in the suburbs or on a sun-soaked stretch of beach.
  • The Pina Colada is a sweet, rum-based cocktail made with rum, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice. It is usually blended or shaken with ice, garnished with a pineapple wedge, a maraschino cherry or both.
  • The name Pina Colada means ‘strained pineapple’, which refers to the freshly pressed and strained pineapple juice used in the drink’s preparation.
  • The Pina Colada has been the official beverage of Puerto Rico since 1978.
  • The coconut part of a Pina Colada can be Coconut water, Coconut milk, or Coconut cream or Cream of coconut. You can use one of the many brands of coconut mix and they are very good.