Tag Archives: Jeff Berry

Rated R Syrups: Water Replacement Syrups

Syrups are an important part of what makes a great Tiki drink. I’m always looking for new things to make syrup from and a whole shelf of my fridge here is littered with bottles of juice and syrup. Last time … 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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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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Evils abound at Whiro’s Whim

For this month’s MxMo the blog World of Drinks brings us the theme of Preserves. For us coconut month rolls on and this week we make one of my favorite coconut cocktail additives. It’s not the most standout or bold … Continue reading

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Hot Tiki: The Hot Zombie

For December things are getting chilly, even here in Alabama. Some people don’t think of Tiki when the temperature drops, and that is a damn shame. Polynesian pop sold intoxicating images of warm tropical paradises where it never snowed, so … Continue reading

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Planter’s Style: Fresh Fruit Flip Flop

Well all month here at Rated R Cocktails we’ve been taking a look at the Planter’s Punch. We’ve had some more average and far out examples, but this time we’re gonna look way out of the norm. Luckily it’s also … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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MxMo from Crass to Craft: Coffee and the Daiquiri

It’s time again for Mixology Monday. A gathering of bar bloggers all united by a theme in a month long cocktail party. This month’s theme is brought to us by Scott of Shake, Strain, and Sip. He’s bringing a theme … Continue reading

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