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rum cocktail with banana shrub

Banana Beer Cocktail (Sand and Hops)


  • 1.5 oz White Rum (we used Denizen)
  • 1 oz Banana-Nutmeg Virgin Shrub (recipe video below)
  • 0.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 0.25 oz Agave Syrup
  • 2 dashes Cocktail Kingdom Coffee Bitters
  • Fresh Nutmeg
  • 1 oz Modelo Especial (or any light pilsner)


  1. Combine all ingredients, except nutmeg in a cocktails shaker

  2. Add ice and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds 

  3. Strain over ice in a tiki mug (Khordz mug if you have one)

  4. Top off with 1 oz of beer (pilsner)

  5. Shave some fresh whole nutmeg

  6. Garnish with a bouquet of fresh herbs and dehydrated fruit 

Recipe Notes


You can use this Banana Shrub Recipe or buy a high-quality banana syrup to replace it in the cocktail.