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Barcelona’s Painkiller

Barcelona's Painkiller cocktail
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The Painkiller is already a twist on the Piña Colada, but you can mix it up even further by swapping high-quality spanish brandy for rum. That’s precisely what Johnny Livanos has done with this innovative and mouthwatering cocktail.


  • 1 1/2 ounces Torres 15 brandy

  • 1 ounce pineapple juice

  • 3/4 ounce cream of coconut

  • 1/2 ounce orange juice, freshly squeezed

  • Garnish: grated nutmeg

  • Garnish: mint sprig


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

  2. Strain into a tiki mug filled with crushed ice, and top with more crushed ice.

  3. Garnish with grated nutmeg and a mint sprig.