The cocktail was created at the private Bermuda Yatch Club that was established in 1844. In 1845, Prince Albert became a patron, and the club was permitted to add ‘Royal’ to its name.


  • 2 oz Mount Gay white rum
  • 1/2 oz Cointreau
  • 1 oz Lime juice
  • 1/4 oz Falernum syrup


1. Fill a mixing glass with ice.

2. Pour in all the ingredients

3. Shake.

4. Strain into a martini glass.

5. Garnish with a sprig of mint.