When it comes to coconuts in cocktails, many聽recipes call for聽coconut cream, the thick, decadent cream聽made by simmering coconut in water or milk. It鈥檚聽a staple in classic tiki recipes聽like the聽Pi帽a Colada聽and Painkiller, but recently barkeeps are turning聽to another byproduct of the coconut: coconut water. Scroll on for refreshing cocktail recipes that will bring you a taste of the tropics聽鈥 even in the middle of winter.

1.聽Presidio鈥檚 Pisco Punch聽(as pictured): Playing with聽the framework聽of classic Pisco Punch, this riff gets a tropical upgrade with mango and coconut water.

2. Coconut Fros茅: Elevate fros茅 by adding聽some extra聽ingredients, like聽strawberry and coconut water.

3. Lime in the Coconut: Gin brightens up coconut water in this refreshing cocktail.

4.聽Downtown Daiquiri: In this modern take on the classic daiquiri, coconut water meets its most natural flavor match in rum, lime, and pineapple.

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