This tropical drink by legendary Donn Beach of Don the Beachcomber restaurant kicked off the Tiki craze.
- 1 1/2 oz Jamaican rum
- 1 1/2 oz Gold Puerto Rican rum
- 1 oz 151-proof demerara rum
- 13/100 tsp Herbsaint or Pernod
- 1/2 oz Falernum
- 1/2 oz Donn’s mix*
- 1 tsp Grenadine*
- 3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
- 1 dash Angostura bitters
Put all of the ingredients in blender, adding 6 oz of crushed ice last.
Blend at high speed for no more than 5 seconds.
Pour into a glass, add ice cubes to fill, then add the garnish.
*Donn’s mix: Bring 3 crushed cinnamon sticks, 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
Simmer for 2 minutes, then remove from the heat and let sit for at least 2 hours before straining into a clean glass bottle.
Then add 1 part of the syrup and 2 parts of fresh grapefruit juice together.