Tag Archives: Gin

Dark Isle Blitz: The Bridal Shock

Sometimes after a hard month of making drinks for monsters a guy needs to relax. It’s always Halloween here on the Dark Isles, and this years bash was certainly the biggest ever. As I get back to my haunted bungalow … Continue reading

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MxMo 100: All L.I.T. Up and the Fog Cutter

Wow folks it’s MxMo 100, that’s something pretty damn special right there. I want to first and foremost give mad respect to Paul Clarke and Fred Yarm. This wouldn’t have been achieved without them. So check out their blogs Cocktail … Continue reading

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All L.I.T. Up: Riding Waves

I think the first Long Island Iced Tea that I ever had was at some TGI Applefarts type place with dusty crap on the walls and taxidermy paying you more attention than the wait staff. I was about 19, but … 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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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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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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Birmingham’s Negroni Week

If you’ve been on social media this past week you’ve probably heard of a little thing called Negroni Week. I first came to know about it during a USBG meeting when our local chapter vice president asked for Volunteers to … Continue reading

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Coco Crazy with the NiuNaut

There are few flavors that say Tiki to most people like coconut. While classic cocktailians and tikitenders alike both use rum, lime, and sugar classic cocktailians seem to shy from the flavorful coconut. Aside from being delicious in myriad manufactured … Continue reading

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MxMo Resin: Pining for Paradise

It’s MxMo time again and this time our hosts the Booze Nerds chose Resin as our theme. Resin is somewhat seasonal as we begin to think of dragging dead pine trees in our house to cover in lights as they … Continue reading

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Singapore Slings and Pineapple Dreams

I have strong feelings about the Singapore Sling. Now if your not a bar geek that probably sounds pretty absurd, but in many ways the drink changed my life. Back when I was on the radio mixing up lousy witches … Continue reading

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