Playa Orange Beach, Alabama
After visiting Saint Thomas in 1975, the owner of The Sandshaker in Pensacola, Florida, came back with a taste for this chocolatey cousin of the piña colada, now an obsession across the Flora-Bama line.
Place rum, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, cream of coconut, coconut milk, and vanilla in a blender. Add ice, and process until smooth and frosty, about 30 to 40 seconds. Drizzle Caramel along the inside of a glass. Pour contents of blender into prepared glass, and garnish with toasted coconut.