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Happy Pill

Happy Pill cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

This cocktail from Chica in Las Vegas’ Venetian Hotel is a variation on a Tiki classic, the Painkiller.


  • 1 ounce Don Q Cristal rum
  • 1 ounce Plantation dark rum
  • 1 ounce Kalani coconut liqueur
  • 3/4 ounce grilled pineapple juice*
  • 3/4 ounce orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce cream of coconut
  • Garnish: cherry
  • Garnish: orange slice
  • Garnish: grated nutmeg


  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Pour into a highball glass over crushed ice.

  3. Garnish with a skewered cherry and orange slice.

  4. Dust with fresh grated nutmeg.

*Grilled pineapple juice: Grill 6 pineapple wedges in a stovetop pan on medium-high heat for 2 minutes on each side. Muddle and strain.