D.C. mixologist Adam Bernbach tends the bar at Estadio and Proof, but he's also a frozen drink aficionado. The classic piña colada doesn't have to be cheesy—so long as it's made with top-notch ingredients.
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A lighter version of the classic, this cocktail uses coconut water ice cubes in lieu of all that thick coconut milk.
This decadent pina colada is rich and frothy but not too sweet. It's just perfect for a hot day (and maybe a big order of eggy French toast.)
This recipe is for a simple piña colada that uses only the freshest ingredients. While the recipe yields only one drink, it's easy to multiply. Whip up a batch this weekend and serve with your favorite chips and guacamole.