Dead Parrot Colada

akvavit, blue cuacao, gin, maraschino
Dead Parrot Colada presented by Cocktail Detour


It was the name, and the colour. Both intrigued us enough to make this intense blue cocktail. While it will likely not actually kill a parrot, it would certainly make it dizzy. With both gin and akvavit in the mix, this is a potent one.⁠

It’s kind of a Pina Colada riff, where lighter coconut water replaces heavy coconut cream. It’s definitely to our liking, and the lightness combined with its freezing features make this a most enjoyable exotic drink.

Recipe by Simon Difford


⁠1,5 oz gin⁠
0,5 oz akvavit⁠
0,5 oz blue curaçao⁠
0,25 oz maraschino liqueur⁠
0,5 oz fresh lemon juice⁠
1,5 oz coconut water⁠
0,5 oz simple syrup⁠


Blend all ingredients with crushed ice and serve in a highball glass with a thick straw.⁠



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