Cocotini, the cocktail to prolong summer –

White rum, triple sec and Malibu, it’s the winning trio for Cocotini that will extend your holiday! Have you ever tasted or even heard of this cocktail?

Heard for the first time in the series Only murder in the building aired on Disney Plus, we were curious and wanted to taste this tropical-sounding cocktail.

The Cocotini will not require much effort, and for connoisseurs, you will necessarily have the necessary ingredients in your bars: white rum, Triple sec and Malibu. Put these three alcohols in equal parts in a shaker, accompanied by a few ice cubes and voila!

Ingredients for a Cocotini

Preparation of Cocotini

To prepare the Cocotini recipe, pour the ingredients into a shaker filled with ice cubes, shake vigorously until the liquid is very cold. Best poured into a martini glass for visual enhancement. Garnish with a few mint leaves or a slice of lime if you have it on hand. Don’t panic if you don’t have any, it’s just a matter of presentation, the mint won’t add anything to the flavor.

How to prepare the gourmet version of Cocotini?

In the series, the character who only swears by Cocotini has a very precise idea of ​​the ingredients. This version is none other than the recipe of the famous mixologist Colleen Graham. Here is the recipe:

Ingredients for Gourmet Cocotini

  • 1 part Malibu coconut
  • 1 part vodka
  • 1 part pineapple juice
  • 1 part coconut cream
  • 1 cup cherry liqueur

Preparation of gourmet Cocotini

Start by pouring your spirit into a shaker filled with ice, follow up with pineapple juice and coconut cream and shake vigorously. Pour some cherry liqueur into the bottom of your martini glass, then add your previous mix. If you wish, you can sprinkle with grated coconut.

This version is much more gourmet, but it will require more ingredients and therefore more preparation in advance. One thing is for sure, this version will surprise your guests and you cannot deny the tropical flavors that Cocotini exudes.

In short, whether you choose the classic recipe or the recipe from the offbeat series Only Murders in the Building with Selena Gomez, Cocotini is a blend of flavors that will make you travel. More digestible than Pina Colada, it will bring a touch of originality to your evenings.

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