The Painkiller was created at the Soggy Dollar Bar in the 1970s on the 🇻🇬 British Virgin Islands. With no dock on the beach, patrons had to swim to shore, getting their money wet along the way. Hence, the name
of the bar. The story of the drink naming is as storied as the ingredients listing, but Pussers Rum was the original base and Charles Tobias gets the naming credit but the story gets uglier from here. As Casey Stengel and Bull Durham’s ‘Annie Savoy’ were known to say, “You could look it up”.
1 1/2 oz Kraken Rum
1/2 oz Pineapple Rum
3/4 oz Creme de Coconut
1 oz Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Grated Nutmeg garnish
4 oz Pineapple 🍍 Juice
Combine all but the Nutmeg in a cocktail shaker and add a very small amount of pebble ice.
Whip shake the shaker until you barely hear the ice in the tin. In a chilled Tiki glass/mug, fill with pebble ice halfway. And pour shaker contents into it. Top off glass with additional pebble ice as needed.
Grate fresh Nutmeg over the tiki glass and garnish tropically with 🍊, Maraschino cherries 🍒 and then some.