Tag Archives: Bittermens Elemakule Bitters

Dark Isle Blitz: Gosebusters

There I was finishing up my garnish tray in the Dark Isles Daquiri Den. Our annual bash just keeps getting bigger and so does the guest list. I let the wolfman in early to enjoy a beer while my gremlin … Continue reading

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All L.I.T. Up: Lost Island Iced Coffee

Sometimes you get in a rut and need a break. We’re coming up on having done 5 years of Rated R Cocktails. So I guess you can call the past month of silence a vacation of sorts. It’s the longest … Continue reading

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MxMo: Banana Panic with a Martini Mashup

So if you’ve read Rated R Cocktails before you know classic cocktails are not my bag. Sure I love a Negroni, a French 75, a Rob Roy, and a hipster juice, but Tiki is my bag. It’s only because I … Continue reading

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Dark Isle Luau: Sharknado Season

With our shadowy luau in full swing all that’s needed is some perfect weather. Now for your average person perfect weather means bright sun and a cool breeze. Monsters however greatly prefer a nice big Sharknado. Grab your chainsaws and … Continue reading

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Evils abound at Whiro’s Whim

For this month’s MxMo the blog World of Drinks brings us the theme of Preserves. For us coconut month rolls on and this week we make one of my favorite coconut cocktail additives. It’s not the most standout or bold … Continue reading

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Two Moro: Ho’oilo Punch

Winter is a thrilling time to be a Tiki fan, because it’s when citrus is at it’s freshest. All manner of tasty yet rarely seen delights begin to pop up on your grocers shelves ready to be juiced, infused, or … Continue reading

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The Coral Shores and Tiki Lore

For Drinkwire‘s Tiki roundup we felt it important to ask “What is Tiki?“. To us the answer is simple. It’s a well balanced cocktail that brings sensations of paradise and Aloha. It’s the drink making style that always makes me … Continue reading

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Planter’s Style: Dark Isles Punch

Alot of people I talk to, particularly those in the classic cocktail world, believe most all Tiki drinks have sprung from the daiquiri. While it’s true many did there’s one old rhyme out there that’s probably Tiki’s true grandaddy more … Continue reading

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Vincent Price, We Salute You

Life can keep us away from the things we love, sadly life has made it hard to be as active as I’d like to be here. Slowly that’s changing to get back to normal. Sometimes however when inspiration calls, it … Continue reading

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Cavatails: Tiki and Otherwise

You know a lot can happen in a year, so in the waning days of 2012 take a few moments to reflect. All we’ve gained and lost. Mistakes made and lessons learned, take all of these and let all of … Continue reading

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