Tag Archives: Dark Rum

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mixology Monday Fortified Wine: PORTside Peril

Ah Port, it’s familiar to me more in it’s aged tawny form as a favorite on summer evenings with friends. However to far flung Portuguese sailors it was something of a lifeline back in days of yore. These booze heavy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mayan Mixology Meltdown: The Conquistador Conga

Well it’s time again to find something to drink because tomorrow we all may get squashed mezoamerican style. Which doesn’t involve invisible pony riding, stop it! You know if there’s one consolation in all this it’s that atleast the mayans … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

MxMo Garnish Part 3: Tiki Theatrics, Fire

There’s Fire! We have reached the third and final part of our Tiki Theatrics experiment, but I couldn’t end this overview without taking a look at a signature Tiki trick. That means playing with fire for yours truly. Thanks again … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

MxMo Garnish Part 1: Tiki Theatrics, Glassware

Well it’s MxMo time again and this time the theme is garnishes, brought to us by Joseph of Measure and Stir. I’ll have to admit even though I live tiki, garnishing drinks isn’t always something on my mind. Usually if … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Everyday Escapes: The Jet Pilot

Sadly Halloween is over and for most it’s back to the grind. Not even the normal grind but a supercharged holiday season hell grind. Even more sad this probably involves the most annoying members of your family. So while your … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MxMo: Green and Ghoulie with the Deserted Plantation

It’s MxMo time again and this time green is the word, and Ed of Wordsmithing Pantagruel is our host. The basic idea is to think with greenery, Fresh herbs, limes, Green spirits and just green anything pretty much. It’s sort … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment