Victor Jules Bergeron Jr., better known as Polynesian restaurant chain founder Trader Vic, created this tiki classic and published it in Trader Vic’s Bartender’s Guide in 1947. The drink isn’t a far cry from the Hemingway Daiquiri, which also includes rum, lime, sweetener and maraschino liqueur. But the blended Beachcomber swaps out the Hemingway Daiquiri’s sugar for Cointreau and forgoes grapefruit juice, resulting in a delightfully sweet and refreshingly easy-to-make tiki cocktail.
- Pour all of the ingredients and a half cup of crushed ice into a blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Pour into a chilled coupe glass.
Don’t get us wrong, we love a traditional Daiquiri made with white rum, fresh lime juice and simple syrup, but sometimes it’s okay to stretch the definition of a cocktail and add ice and fruit. This classic blended Daiquiri is so refreshingly delicious and banana-riffic that one sip will make you go bananas (B-A-N-A-N-A-S). Even cocktail p...