Roasted Cherry Colada

Roasted Cherry Colada

Roasted Cherry Colada

A classic piña colada gets an extra deep flavor with the addition of smoky roasted cherries.Matt Taylor-Gross

A classic piña colada gets an extra deep flavor with the addition of smoky roasted cherries.

Roasted Cherry Colada
A classic piña colada gets an acidic twist with the addition of roasted cherries.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail
Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. white rum
  • 1 34 oz. Luxardo Sangue Morlacco
  • 1 oz. coconut milk
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 12 tsp. demerara sugar
  • 10 dashes Miracle Mile Forbidden Barrel Aged Bitters
  • 3 roasted cherries, plus 1, halved lengthwise, for garnish
  • 1 oz. black rum
  • 1 tsp. Everclear

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine white rum, Luxardo, coconut milk, lime juice, sugar, bitters, 3 cherries, and 1 cup ice and purée until smooth; pour into a tiki glass and top with black rum. Place halved cherry, cut-side up, on top of cocktail and fill with Everclear before lighting cherry on fire.