Tag Archives: Absinthe

Dark Isles Blitz: Drunkard of the Black Lagoon

“You know Joey, they just don’t get me man. All I want is some love, I mean that and fish.”, the Gill-man said at our swim up bar. “Hey Gil, We’re all misunderstood around here, lets see if we can’t … Continue reading

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I Survived the Cowgirl Uprising

Frozen drinks, aren’t they fun? I mean the cleanup is the pits and the prep can be a nightmare. Even so I still love a blender drink now and again. So I bring you another little challenge drink this month … Continue reading

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MxMo 88: Hear the Coconut Song

Hey it’s been a swell month seeing the coconut get so much love. I’m your host for this shindig of course JFL of Rated R Cocktails. I’d like to start by thanking Fred for letting me take the wheel for … Continue reading

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All mixed up with Calypso Confuser

Well will you look at that It’s cherry season. All around you at the market are those little gems with the cyanide containing pits. Tasty stuff let me tell you, cherries aren’t bad either. But seriously folks we all love … Continue reading

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The Rose of Mahina

Coconut month nears it’s end and brother it’s been fun. We’ve made a drink with every drinkable coconut product I can think of and I still probably missed a few. I hope you’ve thought of some fun uses for coconut … Continue reading

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Hot Tiki: Fanning those MxMo Flames

We find ourselves sadly late this month when it comes to MxMo time. However we’re very fond of The Straight Up and the theme Anise. It’s suitable that such a fragrant spice should be used this month as we ourselves … Continue reading

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Ted Breaux talks to Rated R Cocktails

Birmingham has quite the growing scene when it comes to cocktails, but few people know it is home to a few of the biggest names in the craft booze world. I was honored to meet one Ted Breaux at a … Continue reading

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PBR in Paradise?

Beer cocktails are a growing fancy of many. If things I’ve read are to be believed they are apparently all the rage with people who enjoy barhopping. Still you can’t deny that beer has seen more and more use in … Continue reading

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On Safari: Veggie Tiki with the Cou-Cou-Comber

If you know me you’ve probably seen me carrying around Jeff Berry’s books, like some drunken Tiki Mormon going from bar to bar. But out of all the drinks from Sippin Safari, this is the one I thought I’d skip. … Continue reading

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Haggerty’s Draught: For the undead Irish pirate in you!

Here on the Dark Isles there’s few holidays we love as much as Halloween. However St. Patrick’s day is right on up there. The day when every American is Irish and an any meaning the holiday may have had is … Continue reading

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