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The Secret Garden Recipe

A green chartreuse Piña Colada on steroids.

by Sam Anderson
Jun 30 2015, 2:25pm

"It starts brilliant blue, but when any sort of acid is added to it, it turns purple. Drink it out of a vase, communal style."

Servings: 1
Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

for the piña colada base:

6 ounces lime juice
8 ounces pineapple juice
8 ounces coconut syrup
8 ounces green Chartreuse
8 ounces white rum

for the cocktail:

6 ounces brewed blue pea flower chai tea
more rum

Directions

1. Blend all piña colada base ingredients together with ice.

2. In a vase or large glass, slowly pour blended ingredients over the blue pea flower chai tea mixed with more rum, allowing the blue to turn reddish/purple. Garnish with a "bouquet" of floral candies.

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