Louisiana native Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt opened a bar named Don the Beachcomber back in 1934 after being inspired by his travels in the South Pacific. The bar was a tropical-themed bar and restaurant in Hollywood, California, complete with flaming tiki torches and rattan furniture. The drinks menu was potent and rum centric.
The Honey Boy Tavern Tipple is a creation of Daniel Noble from the Ramblin Rascal Tavern in Sydney. Herbal Jagermeister compliments a dark rum which is then sweetened with honey syrup.
A riff on a classic Old Fashioned. Essentially a Rum Old Fashioned with a apple juice float. The Jamaican dark rum’s caramel notes play well with the tart freshly pressed apple juice.
Dark and delicious! The Dark and Stormy comprises of Gosling’s Black Seal dark rum and spicy ginger beer with the addition of aromatic bitters.
First made popular in a New Orleans bar, Pat O’Briens, back in the 1940s. The drink was named after the glasses that the first drinks were served in (still known as the hurricane glass).
The original Trader Vic Mai Tai calls for Amber rum and a dark Jamaican rum balanced with fresh lime and orgeat. Heavy on the rum and full of flavour.