1 oz Honey syrup (Equal parts honey and hot water)
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
2 oz Pineapple (diced fresh fruit, will be pureed)
2 oz Mint (by volume, packed, will be pureed)
1 spg Mint (garnish)

Blend high-speed 20 seconds to finely chop pineapple and mint. Serve in a glass vessel to show off the colour, garnished with a spring of fresh mint and maybe a pineapple leaf.


Served in Don the Beachcomber's tiki restaurants in the 1940s. Recipe preserved by bartender Hank Riddle.

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Matt Hucke
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Don the Beachcomber
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