A former ‘prohibition bootlegger’, Don the Beachcomber opened the first Polynesian Tiki-style restaurant in Hollywood in 1937. The restaurant was a magnet for movie stars and home to the Missionary’s Downfall.


37.5 ml BACARDÍ Carta Blanca
12.5 ml peach schnapps liqueur
25 ml Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
50 ml freshly squeezed pineapple juice
12.5 ml Sugar Syrup
12 fresh mint leaves


Pour the BACARDÍ Carta Blanca rum, peach schnapps liqueur, lime juice, pineapple juice and sugar syrup into a cocktail shaker, and then fill it with ice cubes. Give the mix a brief but vigorous shake. Then fine strain it into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with the mint leaves.