Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Rum Cocktails


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This tropical drink by legendary Donn Beach of Don the Beachcomber restaurant kicked off the Tiki craze.



  1. Put all of the ingredients in blender, adding 6 oz of crushed ice last.

  2. Blend at high speed for no more than 5 seconds.

  3. Pour into a glass, add ice cubes to fill, then add the garnish.

  4. *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.

  5. Simmer for 2 minutes, then remove from the heat and let sit for at least 2 hours before straining into a clean glass bottle.

  6. Then add 1 part of the syrup and 2 parts of fresh grapefruit juice together.