Get the specs for the marvellous Large Hadron Colada from Burrow Bar

It's a riff on the Pina Colada, but stirred down and classy.

This drink is one of the Boothby Top 50 Drinks of the Year 2022 — you can see the full Top 50 here.

“This drink gives a gentle nod to the beloved Pina Colada,” says its creator, David Fowler. “It isn’t stirred for long to control the dilution and temperature. The garnish ads a lot to the drink as well. When I serve the drink I ask people to try the drink without and then with the garnish. At our venue we are firm believers that a garnish should add or enhance a drink or its experience. Although the garnish is a labour of love, it really is worth it.”

The Large Hadron Colada. Photo: Supplied
The Large Hadron Colada. Photo: Supplied

Large Hadron Colada


  • 40ml coconut fat-washed pineapple rum
  • 20ml Cocchi Americano
  • 15ml raw sugar syrup
  • 5ml unaged agricole rhum


  1. Stir down all ingredients with ice.
  2. Spray a citric-malic solution inside the glass.
  3. Strain drink into glass. Garnish with desiccated coconut, pandan leaves, and granny smith apple skin blended as a rim.

Recipe by David Fowler, Burrow Bar, Sydney.

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