Thirsty Thursday: The Painkiller Cocktail

By: Roberto Ferdman

It’s more than just alliteration; it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start. Kicking it off right is the key, and what better way than with a cocktail that not only takes the edge off, but tastes good too. A hard thing to disagree with, we know. Drink up, get down and go to sleep happy.

Creamy and refreshing, alcoholic and juice-filled, The Painkiller Cocktail packs a multifaceted punch. Each sip carries notes of nutmeg, along with an onslaught of sweet orange and pineapple juice, creamy coconut milk and aromatic dark rum. If you're looking to take a load off, look no further.

Bottoms up, folks.

1 serving


2 oz Dark Rum (Pusser's recommended)

4 oz Pineapple Juice

1 oz Orange Juice

1 oz Coco Lopez, Cream of Coconut

Nutmeg, for garnish


Fill large (beer or water) glass with ice.

Pour all ingredients except the nutmeg into glass.

Stir with long spoon until ingredients are mixed.

Grate whole nutmeg on top of drink or sprinkle with ground nutmeg.

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