How to make a Navy Grog // TIKI WEEK

Navy Grog Cocktail Recipe

The Navy Grog began as a means for British sailors to enhance and preserve the water they stored on ship and get vitamins to fight diseases. This grog dates to the mid 1700’s and was typically a mix of rum, water, honey or molasses, lemon and cinnamon. This particular recipe was refined by Don the Beachcomber.


  • 30mL Demerara Rum
  • 30mL White Rum
  • 30mL Jamaican Dark Rum
  • 30mL Honey Syrup (2:1)
  • 22.5mL Fresh Lime Juice
  • 22.5mL Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • 30mL Soda Water


  1. Add all the ingredients (except the soda water) to your cocktail shaker
  2. Shake then add the soda water to your shaker
  3. Strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass
  4. Garnish with the spent lime and a sprig of mint

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