Cheers to the Cost of a Pina Colada

Ah, the pina colada. One of the most delicious and refreshing around. But how much does it cost to make one? Let's take a look at the ingredients and the associated costs to get a better idea.

A traditional pina colada contains 1.5 ounces of white , 2 ounces of coconut milk, Malibu Piña Colada (frozen), 3 cups of ice, 4 ounces of Malibu Rum, 4 ounces of pineapple , 3 ounces of cream of coconut and a squeeze of lime juice.

The main alcoholic ingredient in a pina colada is the rum. Depending on your preference, you can use light rum that is 80 proof for about $1 per ounce or a higher quality rum for about $2-$3 per ounce.

The other two ingredients are coconut cream and pineapple juice, totaling 9 ounces. Depending on where you purchase them from and the type you buy, these two ingredients can cost anywhere between $0.50 – $2 per ounce for a total cost of about $4.50 – $18 for both combined.

Finally, if you want to make your pina colada extra special with agave syrup made from , then this could set you back an additional $1.50 per kilo on the open market in 2022 – bringing your total cost up to around $29 pesos or roughly $6 – depending on which type of rum and other ingredients you chose!

So there you have it! Pina coladas don't have to be expensive if you're mindful when buying your ingredients but they can certinly add up if you opt for high-end rums and agave syrup!

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The Cost of a Piña Colada

The cost of a piña colada will depend on the type and amount of ingredients used. Generally speaking, a piña colada is made with 1.5 oz. of white rum and 2 oz. of coconut milk, which would cost approximately $1.12 in total. If you add in other ingredients like pineapple juice or ice cream, the cost could go up accordingly.

The Cost of a Malibu Pina Colada

A Malibu Piña Colada is a refreshing frozen cocktail made with Malibu Rum, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, and a squeeze of lime juice. The ingredients are relatively inexpensive, making the cost of a single Malibu Piña Colada around $3-$5 depending on the size and quality of the ingredients used.

Average Alcohol Content in a Piña Colada

A piña colada typically contains 3 ounces of light rum, which is about 80 proof (40% ABV). When combined with the other two ingredients – 9 ounces of coconut cream and pineapple juice – a piña colada has an alcoholic content of 13% ABV. While this amount of may not seem like much, it can still be enough to cause impairment if consumed in large quantities. Therefore, it's important to drink responsibly and in moderation.

Can I Purchase a Bottle of Piña Colada?

Yes, you can buy a bottle of Piña Colada! We offer our bottled Piña Colada cocktails in packs of 6 and 12, as well as mixed packs with other flavors. Our bottled Piña Colada is made with premium ingredients and contains pineapple juice, coconut cream, white rum and real cane sugar for a delicious tropical flavor. Enjoy it over ice or shake it up with some crushed ice for a refreshing summer cocktail.

What Does Piña Colada Mean?

Piña colada is a Spanish term that literally translates to “strained pineapple”. It is a delicious and popular cocktail that is composed of one part rum, one part pineapple, and a half part coconut. The ingredients and proportions may vary depending on who makes the drink, but this basic recipe has been enjoyed for many years and remains a favorite among many.


Overall, it can be seen that the cost of making a Pina Colada is fairly affordable. The main ingredients are white rum, coconut milk and pineapple juice, which come in at a total of $1.12. Additionally, you can also add Malibu rum and cream of coconut for an extra kick and flavor, which would bring the cost up to about $8. This makes Pina Coladas an economical choice for those looking to enjoy a delicious drink without breaking the bank.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.