During the peak of the Empire, Salcombe Schooners shot across the Channel delivering fresh fruit from the Continent. The town’s docks became synonymous with citrus. Subsequently, the gin pays homage to this heritage through both the obvious, gin-English-nautical-history parallels as well as bright citrus flavors in the spirit.
- 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.