Three Dots and a Dash’s Missionary’s Downfall

Julian Cox, Three Dots and a Dash | Chicago

At Chicago’s Three Dots and a Dash, Julian Cox puts a modern spin on the classic tiki drink, the Missionary’s Downfall, with. “I love the combination of bone-dry rum and sweeter flavors like peach and honey,” he says of the combination of rum, créme de pêche, mint and pineapple. Though the mint is nitro-muddled at the bar for a modernist spin, a classic muddle works just as well when making the drink at home.


Serving: 1

  • 1 ounce rum, preferably Ron Barrilito 2 star
  • 1/2 ounce créme de peche
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 dash honey
  • 2 ounces pineapple
  • 6-8 mint leaves

Garnish: pineapple crescent and mint leaves

  1. Muddle the mint in a shaker tin.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and shake with ice.
  3. Double strain into a coupe glass.
  4. Garnish with a pineapple crescent and mint.