Colonel Beach’s Plantation Punch


Searching something to drink in my small library of tiki drinks books, I took the Beachbum Berry Remixed of the master Jeff Berry, the real bible of tiki recipes. I was looking for a drink with ginger beer, because I had a bottle of Fentiman’s opened and I want to finish it…

I found a recipe of one of the fathers of tiki drinks: Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt  aka Don the Beachcomber.

And well…I did it…and you could try to do this at home too.

Colonel Beach's Plantation Punch
Recipe published at Beachbum Berry's Grog Log and at Beachbum Berry Remixed
  • 1oz fresh lime juice
  • 2oz pineapple juice
  • 2oz dark Jamaican rum
  • 1oz gold Puerto Rican rum
  • ½oz gold Barbados rum
  • ½oz Falernum
  • Dash Angostura bitters
  • 6 drops Pernod
  • 2oz chilled ginger beer
  1. Shake everything (except ginger beer) with crushed ice.
  2. Pour unstrained in a tall glass with 2 ice cubes.
  3. Add the ginger beer and stir.
  4. Garnish with 2 pineapple leaves and a spiral of lime peel (the original garnish calls for a pineapple chunk and a spring of mint).


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