Tag Archives: Dark Jamaican Rum

Stocking the Tiki Bar: Rums

Our contact form is a great way to partner with businesses and companies, but sometimes it’s reader mail that gives you the best ideas. Recently a reader contacted us for information about stocking his home bar for Tiki Drinks. It … Continue reading

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A Punch in the Kuko

Well last week may make it seem like I never get paid, which isn’t true but it rarely happens. In September however I was contacted by reps for Kinky Liqueur’s new Gold brand. Sure it may be a club brand … Continue reading

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Dark Isle Luau: Darkness Falls

“Darkness falls across the land The midnight hour is close at hand Creatures crawl in search of blood To terrorize y’all’s neighborhood” -Vincent Price; excerpt from Thriller Ah October, the glorious herald of Halloween and a month long party here … Continue reading

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MxMo Pineapple: The Fruits of Relaxation

Well it’s MxMo time again and I was heartbroken to miss the last one. However when pineapple by Thiago of Bartending Notes is the theme I’m honor bound to answer the call. We really go through pineapples around here, just … Continue reading

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Lemon lessons and the Sunswirl

As lemon month draws to a close I feel quite energized, and not just because I can go back to using the small green overpriced fruit I adore. Thanks to the drinks of Trader Vic and his lemon secrets I … Continue reading

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Rattled by Lemons

Lemons are, in my opinion, a pain to work with. Other bartenders don’t seem to have this problem, but in days where limes are like caviar a Tiki man must be inventive. Lemons are much more sour than limes, their … Continue reading

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Hot Tiki: Rich White Sands

To finish off the month long look at Tiki warmers we turn our focus to mouth feel. Mouth feel might be the most overlooked element in many modern hot drinks. Whether thin like a regular cup of drip coffee or … Continue reading

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Back to the Dark Isles: The Fog of Castle Talbot

Well MxMo time is here and just because we’re partying on the Dark Isles doesn’t mean we can’t join in the fun. One of our favorite blogs is hosting this month, Stewart Putney from Putney farm. The theme is intercontinental … Continue reading

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Fall flavors from Cathead

Incase you haven’t noticed from reading my site vodka is not something we use to any great degree, especially flavored vodka. There’s nothing that makes my stomach turn like a bottle of super sweet, artificial whipped cream vodka aka “College … Continue reading

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Pina Colada Redemption: The Painkiller

The Painkiller shares a lot of similarities with the Pina Colada and yet at the same time it’s completely different. Perhaps this is because unlike the Pina Colada the Painkiller flew under the mainstream radar and dwelled more in the … Continue reading

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