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Don’s Own Grog

Dons Own Grog Recipe

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Dons Own Grog Recipe

Don's Own Grog Recipe

Created by Don the Beachcomber around 1937. First featured in Beachbum Berry's Sippin' Safari and adapted by and featured in Smuggler's Cove.
Depth of flavour from the blend of 3 different styles of rum with a sweet/tart pop from both the grenadine and blackberry liqueur. Strong but on the sweeter side of tiki cocktails.
3.72 from 7 votes


  • 30 ml Aged Rum 1 oz
  • 15 ml Lightly Aged Rum 0.5 oz
  • 15 ml Black Rum 0.5 oz
  • 15 ml Blackberry Liqueur 0.5 oz
  • 22.5 ml Lime Juice 0.75 oz
  • 7.5 ml Demerara Syrup 0.25 oz
  • 1 Dash of Grenadine Syrup


  • Combine all the ingredients into a drink mixer tin
  • Add approx. 300g of crushed ice
  • Flash blend (3-4 seconds in a milkshake maker)
  • Open pour into a double old fashioned glass until 3/4 full
  • Gated pour (using a hawthorn strainer) to top
  • Garnish with grated nutmeg
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