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La Piña colada: the pressed pineapple from Puerto Rico

September 28, 2011

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The Piña Colada is one of the most famous and popular cocktails around the world. A little bite of history The Piña Colada was invented in August 15, 1954 by Ramon Marrero Monchito, who was a bartender at the Hilton hotel in San Juan, in Puerto Rico. His goal was to restore all the flavors of his country in one glass. After more than three months of tests, assays, and many unsuccessful mixtures, he stopped on the recipe for Piña Colada, who literally means “squeezed pineapple“. […]

The Original Mojito

September 17, 2011

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The Mojito it’s one of the most cocktails’served. This Cuban Cocktail was invented in the late 19th century in Havana before becoming popular in the early 1930s. The origin of the Mojito comes from Francis Drake, known as « El Draque » (the dragon), who was a famous english pirate. He had a landmark located in « La Isla », […]