Uncover the recipe for the Hidden Piano Colada from Old Mate's Place

This Colada riff from Andres Walters is one of the Boothby Top 50 Drinks of the Year.

This drink is one of the Boothby Top 50 Drinks of the Year 2023 — you can see the full Top 50 here.

Hidden Pina Colada cocktail


  • juice pineapple and clarify
  • use peels of the pineapple to infuse into coconut water for 24 hours
  • Add calcium lactate, sugar and salt to the clarified pineapple juice
  • roast pineapple and infuse into rum
  • batch clarified pineapple, coconut rum, roasted pineapple rum and pineapple coconut water together.
  • Serve in a hip flask in a book with an alcoholic Pina colada Marshmallow on a big rock.


From the drink’s creator, Andres Walters:

“Wanted to have a drink where we could have some fun with a customer. Kinda like discovering old mate’s for the first time. A drink you need to discover.”

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