The drink that made Hollywood's Don the Beachcomber famous. Much of its renown was due to a brilliant marketing gimmick: The menu sternly decreed "Only two to a customer." This, of course, practically guaranteed that everybody would have two and that almost everybody would try to secure a third. Classic Cocktail Recipes



  • 1/4 cup gold rum

  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice

  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons white rum

  • 2 tablespoons dark Jamaican rum

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 teaspoons apricot liqueur

  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  1. Fill a shaker with ice. Add 1/4 cup gold rum, 2 tablespoons pineapple juice, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 2 tablespoons white rum, 2 tablespoons dark Jamaican rum, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 2 teaspoons apricot liqueur and 1 teaspoon sugar. Shake well and strain into a tall glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

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