Don the Beachcomber's Coffee Grog
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Warm up chilly evenings with a hearty serving of rum and hot coffee after dinner. The spices give it extra holiday flavor.

Serves | 1 |

Coffee Grog Batter

  • 3 oz unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 3 oz honey
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract

Don the Beachcomber’s Coffee Grog

  • 1 cube sugar
  • 1 tsp coffee grog batter (recipe below)
  • pinch ground nutmeg
  • pinch ground clove
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • ½ oz Smith & Cross Jamaican Rum
  • ½ oz 151-Lemon Hart Demerara Rum
  • 3 strips orange peel
  • 1 strip grapefruit peel
  • 6 oz very hot coffee
  • cinnamon sticks (for garnish)

| Preparation – Coffee Grog Batter | In a small bowl, cream butter, sugar and honey together. Add vanilla extract and stir to combine.

| Preparation – Don the Beachcomber’s Coffee Grog | In each coffee mug, place sugar cube, batter, spices, alcohol and fruit peels. Top with hot coffee and stir until batter dissolves. Garnish with a cinnamon stick. Serve.

Matt is a bartender, author and industry historian.