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.


1 ½ parts BACARDÍ Superior rum
½ part peach schnapps liqueur
1 part freshly squeezed lime juice
2 parts freshly pressed pineapple juice
½ part sugar syrup
12 fresh mint leaves


Pour the BACARDÍ SUPERIOR 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.