On April 28, 1789, a mutiny occurred aboard the British vessel, the HMS Bounty. The mutiny was led master’s mate Fletcher Christian against the ship’s captain, Lieutenant William Bligh and happened subsequent to a five month stay on Tahiti. The mutiny was successful and reportedly occurred, in part, due to the wiles of the Tahitian women.
- 1 1/2 ounces dark rum
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- 1/2 ounce Dubonnet
- Maraschino cherry
- Shake the dark rum, Angostura bitters and Dubonnet in a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Strain the contents of the shaker into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Drop the maraschino cherry into the drink, and serve.