1 1⁄2 oz Light rum
3⁄4 oz Lime juice
1⁄8 oz Simple syrup (optional)

Shake, strain, up.


In Trader Vic's formulation, the Beachcomber is a blended drink with 2 ounces of rum. For this shaken-and-strained variation, the amount of spirit is dialed back a bit. If you choose to blend your Beachcombers over ice, try upping the rum to 2 ounces per serving


Appears in the famous 1947 Bartender's Guide by tiki legend Trader Vic (Victor Bergeron, Jr.)

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Posted by drdug on 5/29/2017
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  • See also Mixel version
  • Would go a touch lighter (0.5 oz) on the lime juice. — ★★★
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