Navy Grog

  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 1

The Navy Grog is a classic tiki drink made with three kinds of rum, grapefruit juice, honey simple syrup, and seltzer. This iconic drink was first served up by Don the Beachcomber in 1941, and is still found on many tiki bar and restaurant menus today. Grog cocktails (rum, water, lime juice, and sugar) were popular among sailors and pirates after it was first invented back in the 18th century.


  • 1 OZ Demera Rum
  • 1 OZ Dark Rum
  • 1 OZ Light Rum
  • .75 OZ Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • 1 OZ Honey Simple Syrup
  • .75 OZ Seltzer

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake well

  3. Fill a short glass about halfway with ice. Crushed is nice with this drink.

  4. Strain the drink into the glass pouring over ice

  5. Garnish with sliced grapefruit