The Blue Hawaiian is akin to the Pina Colada, based on rum and cream of coconut and promising a little taste of tropical paradise. The big difference is the color: as the name suggests, it’s blue. Specifically, it’s the color of a sparkling pool on a clear, sunny afternoon.
Unlike unmixed alcoholic drinks, cocktails are about visual appeal as well as taste and kick. Even without a cocktail umbrella and a pineapple-cherry garnish, this cocktail has it all.
- 1 ounce Blue Curacao
- 1 ounce white rum
- 3 ounces pineapple juice
- 1 ounce sweetened coconut cream
There are a few options for how you mix this drink. You can shake everything with ice in a, then strain it into the glass. Or you can leave the ice in when you pour it into the glass. You can also put the ingredients and the ice into a and make it a blended drink.
You know what goes surprisingly well with this drink? Salt and Vinegar potato chips. Or Salt and Pepper potato chips. Actually, just about any kind of good kettle chips will give you a nice salty/starchy contrast to this drink, which is somewhat filling on its own, thanks to the coconut cream.