The Blue Hawaiian is a creamy sweet cocktail that features rum, curaçao, pineapple juice and coconut cream. It is very similar to Pina Colada except the Blue Hawaiian is bright blue owing to the blue curaçao. Due to its refreshing, tropical taste, it's affectionately known as a Swimming Pool cocktail.There is little information as to the origin of the drink, however, it is highly likely that Blue Hawaiian was an adaptation of the Blue Hawaii cocktail.
- Cocktail glass
- 45 ml light rum
- 22.5 ml blue curaçao
- 22.5 ml coconut cream
- 60 ml pineapple juice
- 1 cocktail umbrella
- 1 pineapple wedge
- 1 maraschino cherry
- Add some ice to cocktail shaker. Pour in all the ingredients and shake well until chilled.
- Strain the mixture into your cocktail glass filled with crushed ice.
- Garnish with a pineapple wedge, maraschino cherry and a cocktail umbrella.
What is in the blue Hawaiian alcoholic drink?
Rum, Coconut cream, pineapple juice and the famous bright blue colour is from blue curaçao – a liqueur flavoured with the dried peel of the laraha, a bitter orange citrus fruit grown on the Dutch island of Curaçao.