It was created by Ricardo Gracia around 1954. According to Ricardo it was created at the Hilton Hotel San Juan Puerto Rico as a variation on the Coco Loco after the coconut cutters went on strike. However, there is reference to the drink, with the correct recipe, in the New York Times April 16, 1950. Four years before Ricardo moved to Puerto Rico.

  • Diplomatico Blanco
  • Appleton VX
  • Overproof Rum
  • Pineapple
  • Milk
  • House Coco Lopez
  • Egg Whites

In 1954, “Peter Pan” opened at Winter Garden Theatre NYC for 149 performances.