The story behind the original Piña Colada

The legend of the Piña Colada dates back to the 1800s. The tale states that the Puerto Rican pirate Roberto Cofresí -better known in Caribbean folklore as ‘El Pirata Cofresí’- supposedly served a form of cocktail in which he mixed white rum, coconut milk, and pineapple juice. Sadly, Cofresí died in 1825, and the recipe…