It’s Memorial Day: Have a Beachcomber

There’s a controversy over the origin of the Beachcomber cocktail, which allegedly traces its history back to one of two places. Either, it was first served in the 1930s at the site of the first Don Beachcombers restaurant in Hollywood, CA, owned by the restauranteur who would expand the Don the Beachcomber chain across the country. Or the drink was invented in the 1950s at the Caribe Hilton’s Beachcomber Bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Drink recipe ingredients

1.25 oz. Vodka
.25 oz. Coconut Rum
.5 oz. pineapple juice
.25 oz. orange juice
1 slice(s) orange

Drink recipe preparation

1) Add pineapple juice, orange juice, vodka, coconut rum.

2) Shake with ice and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.

3) Garnish with an orange slice.

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