The 5 Best Rums for Piña Coladas (and How to Make One)

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Irresistibly refreshing and naturally derived, the piña colada is the perfect drink to sip on a beach, to batch up for friends, or to change up your standard happy hour regimen. While we may be on the opposite side of the calendar from National Piña Colada Day, there’s never a wrong time to enjoy a well-made piña colada. One of Puerto Rico’s most loved exports, this classic cocktail should be crafted with only the freshest ingredients—and, of course, the perfect rum.

Read on to discover a few of the best rums for piña coladas.