Pina Colada Cocktail White Rum Drink

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A pina colada drink recipe will make the best beverages that you will ever have. If you ever feel sad, make this pina colada cocktail recipe.

If You Like It

I have always been a fan of a good pina colada cocktail, but that is not surprising because who doesn’t like that delicious beverage? Seriously, the taste that comes from a pina colada drink recipe is so creamy, yet tropical, and most people can’t get enough of it.

My first time having a pina colada was an immensely fortunate experience. Unfortunately, that experience did not occur on a beach or somewhere warm, but beggars cannot be choosers, and either way I enjoyed my first pina colada.

I will admit that perfecting this pina colada drink recipe took multiple attempts before it was good enough to share with you guys and girls. Not that my attempts at a good pina colada cocktail recipe were an utter failure, but when it comes to my craft of creating a recipe, I can be a perfectionist sometimes, which can be both a blessing and a curse.

Regardless, I wanted to create something that you all will love, and I think this recipe will fit that category. I mean, it is a pina colada for goodness’s sake, what is there not to love?

Can You Get Drunk From Pina Colada?

Pina colada cocktails are great for brunch, so usually, they may not contain a substantial amount of alcohol. With that being said, there is still a possibility that you can get drunk from drinking multiple pina colada drinks. Not to mention, if you are a lightweight, all you will need is one drink to be out for the count.

Does Pina Colada Make You Fat?

As delicious as a nice pina colada is, I would not drink them if I am trying to lose weight. I hate to break it to you all, but beverages with alcohol in them are not the healthiest drink from the start.

Then, you are adding pineapple juice which is full of carbs and sugar, and the alcohol does not help. Also, if the alcohol has added flavor, then that is just more sugar and carbs in your beverage.

Top that all off with some cream of coconut, and now you have one of the best unhealthy drinks of all time, but let us be real, life is boring without throwing a few unhealthy items in the mix from time to time. I say all that to say, if you drink about ten of these a day, do not get mad at me if you gain a little weight.

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Can I Use Coconut Milk Instead Of Coconut Cream?

Yes, you can substitute coconut cream for coconut milk, and you will still have a fabulous drink. In fact, I will go as far as saying that coconut milk will be your best bet if you do not want to use coconut cream.

What Is The Difference Between A Chi-Chi And A Pina Colada?

You may have heard of a pina colada. The first time you may have heard of this drink was coming across this recipe, but ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce to you the Chi-Chi. The Chi-Chi is basically the pina colada’s third cousin, twice removed from the daddy side of the family. Life is rough for Chi-Chi, but it takes things one day at a time.

Although the Chi-Chi is overshadowed by its creamy counterpart, the only real difference between the drinks is the alcohol used to make them. A pina colada uses rum, while Chi-Chi uses vodka.

How Much Alcohol Is In Pina Colada?

Typically, there is not a lot of alcohol in a pina colada cocktail, however, when you are making a pina colada drink recipe, you can put as much alcohol in your drink as your body can handle.

What Does Pina Colada Mean In English? What Country The Drink?

In English, pina colada means strained pineapple. This drink was created in Puerto Rico, however, the nationality of the creator is unknown.

What Rum Is Best For Pina Colada?

All rum is good for this drink but from my experience, white rum is the best rum to use. It is something about white rum that is more compatible with the other ingredients compared to any other rum.

What Piña Colada With White Rum, Dark Rum, Cinnamon, And Nutmeg

If I had to choose one liquor to put in my pina colada I would go with white rum. With that in mind, adding white rum, dark rum, cinnamon, and nutmeg to your pina colada will make a delicious drink that will have you forget that you are drinking alcohol, yet the beverage contains tons of it!

Of course, the combination of dark rum and white rum is lethal, but the cinnamon and nutmeg, combined with everything else, are what makes this what I like to call a “sneaky drink”. You will be guzzling this drink with minimum effort, then before you know it you are laying on a couch with a lampshade on top of your head. Do not take my word for it, try out the spiced dark rum pina colada cocktail for yourself.

Can You Use Vodka Instead Of Rum For Pina Colada?

You can use vodka instead of rum and still have an immaculate drink, but if we are being technical, then at this point, you are not drinking a pina colada, you are drinking a Chi-Chi.

How Do You Make A Pina Colada From Scratch?

Continue reading and this question will be answered, giving you the best results possible.

Do You Have To Use White Rum?

You do not have to use white rum to make a pina colada, but for the best results, I highly recommend using white rum.

Making The Pina Colada Cocktail Drink Recipe

Serving Size: 1

  • Ingredients
    • 2 Tbsp Cream Of Coconut
    • 8 Tbsp Heavy Whipping Cream
    • 4 Tbsp White Rum
    • 1/2 Cup Pineapple Juice
    • 1 Cup Ice
  • Equipment
    • Cup Blender
    • Blending Cup

Cocktail Instructions

Put all your ingredients into a blending cup. Next, blend the ingredients for approximately 1 minute. Once you are done blending the drink, you can enjoy your beverage!

Drink Summary

A pina colada cocktail, the drink that is so good, by the time you realize it has alcohol in it, it will be too late. I just made this drink, and it quickly reminded me that I got to be careful with drinks like this.

One minute you are complaining about how to drink does not have enough alcohol in it, the next minute you are waking up, and you are asking your friends what happened.

If you have any good friends, they will tell you to never underestimate this pina colada drink recipe ever again. In conclusion, no matter how little alcohol you taste in your pina colada cocktail, do not drink and drive!

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Pina Colada Cocktail White Rum Drink

A pina colada drink recipe will make the best beverages that you will ever have. If you ever feel sad, make this pina colada cocktail recipe.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Puerto Rican
Servings 1
Calories 780 kcal

Supplies and Equipment

  • Cup Blender
  • Blending Cup 



Cocktail Instructions

  • Put all your ingredients into a blending cup.

Blend The Ingredients

  • Next, blend the ingredients for approximately 1 minute.
  • Once you are done blending the drink, you can enjoy your beverage!


Calories: 780kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 3gFat: 51gSaturated Fat: 33gCholesterol: 164mgSodium: 79mgPotassium: 245mgFiber: 2gSugar: 37gVitamin A: 1770IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 100mgIron: 1mg
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