Tag Archives: Angostura

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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Filling Lono’s Cup

Fall is here and it brings with it great weather, awesome movies, and pumpkin spice products. I’m not immune to a certain chain’s pumpkin spice coffee. I’m also not immune to a good drink-making dare. So I put the word … Continue reading

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An Insufferable Twit among the GQ

Ah competition, thrills in the air, the excitement of seeing just who is the best. Or in my case being a jackass and trying to show what Tiki can do to the public at large. Yes yours truly entered GQ’s … 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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W.W.T.V.D. with lemons?

I’ve had a couple people tell me I can make a Tiki drink, it’s flattering to hear and certainly something I enjoy doing. If I can it’s certainly not because of any special talent aside from being well read, and … 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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Cocktail Olympics with the Forge God

Sometimes it can be fun to compete, whether with others or yourself. I often make it a game to see if I can get more hits than I got the last month, then if I do I buy myself a … Continue reading

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Mixing with Mystics

Usually I, JFL, am the mastermind behind the drinks you see presented here. I come up with an idea and try it different ways letting my house full of tasters sample them until I think they are perfect. It gets … Continue reading

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Back to the Dark Isles: The Hula Ghoul

When things start to get bumping on the Dark Isles your sure to see someone shaking their groove thing. The Hula Ghouls are lovely and very generous. They’d happily give you a hand, heck the whole arm, they have trouble … 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 ‚ÄúCollege … Continue reading

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