The Pineapple: A Symbol of Hospitality

The pineapple is so much more than an ingredient in ambrosia salad, or a tropical decoration for a themed party. Years before its current incarnation as a canned and syrupy food item, the pineapple was considered an unofficial symbol of hospitality. In fact, the pineapple possesses a long and storied history unknown to many. Join Dean Callan, ambassador for Monkey Shoulder and pineapple enthusiast, as he delves in to the rich and colorful history of the spiky, tropical fruit, exploring its crucial role in multiple classic cocktails.

Thumbnail of pineapples: Lindsey Turner via Flickr

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