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One of my all-time favorite fruity rum cocktails is this rich and delicious Painkiller Cocktail!
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While at a boat show in Annapolis, MD a couple of years ago, I had the privilege of dining at Pusser’s Caribbean Grille. Believe it or not, I’d never heard of these “Painkillers” until then.
So you know I had to try one… or three!
Since then, I have been making these drinks throughout the summer and they’re definitely a treat, to say the least.
One thing that I need to note is I learned that Pusser’s has exclusive rights to this drink… of course that’s why I prepared it with Pusser’s Rum. I ordered this cocktail one night at a bar with friends, and a guy sitting beside me so kindly informed me of this. Apparently he was somehow involved with Pusser’s, as he handed me a business card with the drink recipe on it (a coincidence to say the least!).
The original recipe from Pusser’s can be found here.
Painkiller Cocktail Ingredients
- Dark Rum
- Pineapple Juice
- Orange Juice
- Cream of Coconut
- Ground nutmeg, for garnish
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Enjoy and please drink responsibly!
Originally published September 13, 2012. Post updated August 6, 2019 with new photographs and recipe slightly revised.Print
A rich and fruity tropical cocktail that’s always a crowd-pleaser!
- 2 parts Pusser’s Dark Rum
- 4 parts pineapple juice
- 1 part orange juice
- 1 part cream of coconut
- Pinch of ground nutmeg
- Optional: Orange and/or pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry for garnish
- Pour rum, pineapple juice, orange juice and cream of coconut into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a glass filled with ice.
- Sprinkle a pinch of nutmeg on top and garnish with an orange and/or pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry.
- Category: Cocktails
- Cuisine: Caribbean
Keywords: painkiller cocktail, painkiller drink