American Grog
American Grog

American Grog

Rum + Lemon juice + water
Difficulty Level
Type of glass
Toddy glass
Mixing spoon
  • 45 ml (1 1/2 oz.) white rum
  • 15 ml (1/2 oz.) lemon juice
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 or 3 whole cloves
  • 75 ml (2 1/2 oz.) boiling water
In the glass

Combine rum, lemon juice and sugar in a toddy glass.

Place the lemon wedge, cinnamon stick and cloves in the glass.

Add the boiling water.

Stir a few minutes using a mixing spoon.

Did you know:

This cocktail is attributed to Admiral Vernon, known to his friends as «Old Grog» because of his grogram jacket. In 1740, Vernon ordered his crew to drink water mixed with rum, which was added to the drinking water to prevent algae from forming on their long voyages. The crew dubbed the drink «Grog.»

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