Make Your Own Pineapple Cocktail Keg

Check Out This Easy DIY Showstopper

pineapple keg

Entertaining just became even more exciting now that Food Network has released a brilliant idea: the Pineapple Keg. 

Simple, impressive, and efficient, this pineapple cocktail keg has everything you need to impress your guests. All you need is a Chestnut Hill Farms Perfect Pineapple, a beverage dispenser (such as this one), and the cocktail recipe of your choice (we suggest our Tiki Holiday Pineapple Punch)!

Pineapple can be a centerpiece showstopper at any party.

Turn Your Pineapple Cocktail Keg Into a Centerpiece

Picture this: You walk into a party, and the first thing that captures your attention is a stunning, artful arrangement placed right in the center of the room. That’s the magic of a centerpiece! 

In the realm of event planning every detail matters, and centerpieces are no exception. They have the power to elevate the ambiance, making the space feel more curated, thoughtful, and festive. It’s not just about aesthetics; a well-chosen centerpiece can enhance the event’s theme, creating a visual narrative that complements the occasion.

Now, imagine the centerpiece of your next tropical event doesn’t just look great. It tastes great, too. That’s exactly what you’ll get with a Pineapple Cocktail Keg — the rare centerpiece that pulls double duty.

Pineapple with corer and beverage tap.

Why Does Pineapple Make Drinks Taste Better?

In the world of mixed drinks, the pineapple isn’t just a fruit—it’s a superstar. The juicy sweetness of pineapple deftly balances the sharp and bitter notes in cocktails, creating a harmonious blend that titillates the palate. 

Just as a masterful conductor can elicit the perfect note from an orchestra, the pineapple elevates the ensemble of ingredients in a drink to perform a delightful symphony of flavors. Its tangy undertones can act as a brilliant counterpoint, offering a zest that can both temper and enhance the stronger spirits, rendering even the most potent beverages smooth and delectable.

Beyond its taste profile, pineapple is packed with health benefits. The enzyme bromelain, naturally found in pineapples, works to break down proteins. In the text of cocktails, this means it can mellow out the harshness of certain ingredients, allowing for a more unified and elegant flavor profile. Additionally, the sun-kissed hue of pineapple juice introduces an aesthetic allure to any concoction, promising a drink that’s as visually appealing as it is delicious. So, when aiming for a drink that’s both a feast for the eyes and a delight for the taste buds, the inclusion of pineapple is a professional’s secret touch.

That’s the genius of the pineapple keg: every single drop of your drink will be infused with the amazing benefits of pineapple!


  1. Cut the top off your Perfect Pineapple.
  2. Core your pineapple. (Not sure how? Check out our step-by-step guide.)
  3. Put the fruit that you remove from the pineapple into a bowl. Set aside.
  4. Tap the pineapple by screwing in the tap on the side of the fruit.
  5. Add your favorite pineapple cocktail into the pineapple keg, pour, and enjoy!

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