Once upon a time in a magical place called Fire Island...
...there was a bar called CJ's.
CJ's was home to an infamous potion: THE ROCKET FUEL.
(Except that photo is from some imitator. CJ's didn't bother with fancy glassware.)
The infamous ROCKET FUEL has a lot in common with your standard pina colada.
With two important additions: amaretto liqueur and overproof rum.
Those additions are important, because they will make you go like this:
And then like this.
So even if you can't make it Fire Island this summer.
You have to drink a ROCKET FUEL.
You will need:
from left: cream of coconut, pineapple juice (canned is fine cause like srsly it's hot and you need a drink), and half and half (or cream, or milk is fine)
How to Make A Rocket Fuel
Makes one drink (can be scaled up or down using this ratio)
1 part dark rum
1 part amaretto liqeuer
1 part cream of coconut
.5 part overproof rum like Bacardi 151
2 parts pineapple juice
Splash of milk, cream, or half and half
Floater of Bacardi 151
Maraschino cherry (optional)
Combine rums, amaretto, cream of coconut, pineapple juice, and milk/cream/half and half in a blender. Add ice and blend. Pour into a cup and finish with 151 by pouring a little over the back of a spoon on top of the drink. Garnish with the cherry (optional).