Blend everything with ¾ cup of crushed ice, pour into a cocktail glass or coupe glass. Garnish with the tip of a mint sprig in the centre of the drink.
Created by Don The Beachcomber, circa 1940s. The drink actually tastes as good as it looks, it’s not often that I come across something with blended mint leaves in. What separates good and bad is the freshness of the ingredients used, make extra sure that you’re using fresh lime, freshly cut and diced (diced) pineapple “purée”, and most of all, fresh mint leaves; otherwise your drink will taste like a green glass of…
Like I pointed out in the previous drinks, light Puerto Rican rum can be substituted with just about any white rum; as for honey mix, combine equal amounts of clover honey and hot water; and peach brandy is liqueur made from brandy, sugar, water and peach flavourings, it’s not an eau de vie.
It’s a curious cocktail, not only does it look different, it also tastes unique. Initially you get the pineapple on the nose, and a mouthful of mint flavour; afterwards the pineapple favour gradually comes in; rum and peach brandy blends into the background, barely noticable.
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