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- Base Spirit Rum
- Preparation Flash Blended
- Flavor Tiki
- Served Blended
Commando Grog is the creation of Jason Alexander of Devil’s Reed in Tacoma, Washington. The drink offers lots of baking spice-leaning tiki flavors and packs a punch with an ounce and a half of O.F.T.D. in the mix, it packs a punch.
The cocktail is featured in Matt Pietrek and Carrie Smith’s Minimalist Tiki. Copies are available here.
- Build ingredients in shaker.
- Flash blend or shake with crushed ice, pour into a large snifter. Fill with fresh crushed ice.
- Garnish with a mint sprig.