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Memorial Day Inspired Red, White and Blue Pina Colada

Liven up your Memorial Day BBQ with this Red, White and Blue Pina Colada.

Liven up your Memorial Day BBQ with this Red, White and Blue Pina Colada.


Memorial Day unofficially kicks off the summer and grilling season. Celebrate the holiday weekend with a tall refreshing cocktail.

While sweating it out over the grill cool off with this Red, White and Blue Pina Colada. The layered cocktail is sure to impress your guests and let’s be honest, who doesn’t enjoy a frozen concoction?

Makes 3 – 4


2 cups of your favorite Pina Colada mix

1 cup frozen raspberries

1cup frozen blueberries

1 cup frozen pineapple chunks

6 shots of white rum



In a blender add your Pina Colada mix, pineapple chunks and 5 shots of rum with about 1/2 a cup of ice. Blend till smooth and place in a large container and store in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes. Blend your raspberries with 1/2 shot of rum pour in a glass and set aside. Do the same with the blueberries. In a tall cocktail glass layer your raspberry sauce then Pina Colada and then a layer of the blueberry sauce. Top with fresh blueberries and enjoy!


Michelle Lara is the newest contributor to GrillGrrrl.com. She’s a curious-about-food-writer and has created the “GrillGrrrl Take Two” Series where she takes an original GrillGrrrl recipe and puts a new spin on it by turning it into something completely different. Read Michelle’s full bio on the contributor’s page.

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