A Tropical Rum Coco-Lada to kick your weekend off the
right tropical way!
I don’t care what season it is, give me a tropical cocktail and I’m set. Perhaps it’s the flavorful garnishes, usually consisting of pineapple or coconut. Maybe it’s that it reminds me of sitting on the beach, no matter what temperature it actually is outside. Or it could even be that distinct tiki feel, even if it’s not in a tiki glass.
Either way, tropical cocktails are MY JAM. So, when I spotted ‘Coco-Lada’ by The Owl’s Brew, I knew exactly what I had to make. The team over at The Owl’s Brew is BRILLIANT. They’ve crafted teas specifically for cocktails. Major ‘aha!’ moment, am I right?
The tea I made this Tropical Rum Coco-Lada with is a blend of black tea, chai spices, coconut pieces, and pineapple juice. SO much yum in one bottle.
Naturally, I needed to go the tropical route with this one and so here we find ourselves with another cocktail on another glorious Friday. The weekend is so close I can taste it and it tastes a lot like this tropical humdinger of a cocktail.
It’s Friday, you’re feeling good, I think it’s time for you to whip up your own Tropical Rum Coco-Lada cocktail. That coconut and lime duo really is downright delicious.
2 parts Coco-Lada
2 parts coconut milk
1 part white rum
1 part Falernum
4 sprigs thai basil
Juice from 1 lime
Shredded coconut, for garnish
1. Add thai basil to your shaker with the Falernum and lime juice. Muddle for 15 seconds.
2. Add rum, coconut milk, Coco-Lada, and ice.
3. Shake until cold, about 15 seconds.
4. Strain over ice.
5. Add crushed ice on top and garnish with a lime wheel and shredded coconut.
How are you spending your weekend? I’ll be heading over to Back Bay (still here in Boston!) for a little staycation. Follow along on Instagram stories!
*Please note this post was sponsored by The Owl’s Brew, all opinions are my own.
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