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Shark’s Tooth Easy Tiki Cocktail

The Shark’s Tooth is a classic tiki cocktail created by Donn Beach. This refreshing rum cocktail with pineapple and lime is one of the easiest tiki drinks to make at home, making it great for beginners. History of the Shark’s Tooth This simple tiki drink was created by Donn Beach, the founding father of the …

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Pearl Diver Classic Tiki Cocktail

The Pearl Diver is a tiki cocktail made with rum, lime, orange, and a sweet, spiced “secret” ingredient. Like so many classic tiki drinks, this recipe was almost lost to history. Fortunately, tiki historian Jeff “Beachbum” Berry was able to recover the recipe for the Pearl Diver and its key ingredient: Don’s Gardenia Mix. Disclosure: …

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AMF Cocktail (Long Island Iced Tea Riff)

This tall, citrusy sipper is a lighter, blue-r version of the infamous Long Island Iced Tea. Lemon-lime soda takes the place of cola, and blue curaçao adds a pop of summery color. No, the AMF isn’t a refined cocktail. It isn’t fancy, or complicated. It’s a simple drink that is sweet, sour, and most importantly …

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Missionary’s Downfall (Rum Cocktail with Pineapple, Peach, and Mint)

Missionary’s Downfall is a lesser-known classic tiki cocktail that is incredibly refreshing and fairly light. Unlike many tiki drinks, Missionary’s Downfall is not overly boozy and doesn’t require too many oddball ingredients! One of the things that makes the tiki genre so fun is the layers of interesting flavors from various rums, exotic syrups, and …

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