Nothing says vacation like drinking out of a freshly cracked coconut. Originally from India and Southeast Asia, coconuts have come a long way from their roots. Today, at any given moment, there is a thirsty tourist somewhere near the equator from the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean sipping a tropical cocktail out of a coconut. But thanks to the global economy, you don’t have to leave your home to drink out of a fresh coconut. You can grab one from the grocery store, crack it open yourself and embrace the vacation vibes in the comfort of your own home. Here’s the easiest way to open a coconut for a cocktail.
Cloth or dish rag
Screwdriver or pointy metal object
Your favorite tropical coconut cocktail