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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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The Coral Shores and Tiki Lore

For Drinkwire‘s Tiki roundup we felt it important to ask “What is Tiki?“. To us the answer is simple. It’s a well balanced cocktail that brings sensations of paradise and Aloha. It’s the drink making style that always makes me … Continue reading

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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

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Reviewing Reindeer Blood

So if there’s one song I have to hear every year around this time it’s probably not something you’d guess. For me it’s just not Christmas without Weird Al. “The Night Santa Went Crazy” is just one of those fun … Continue reading

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MxMo Humbug: The Third Ghost

Humbug! After seven years working retail and resturants we’ve seen¬† what this season is really all about and it’s not peace on earth or family.¬† Thats what inspired our playful look at this time of year for Fred Yarm’s renewed … Continue reading

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Sipping the Chartreuse Swizzle

Ah the Chartreuse Swizzle, if ever was a drink tikiphiles and classic cocktail nuts could come together and shake hands on it’s this. This is a great drink and many know of it, yet not everyone knows of it which … Continue reading

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Remixed Recipes: The Zombies of Donn Beach

When this time of year rolls around there is always one drink that is on people’s mind. The Zombie is the drink of Halloween. Sadly it’s a drink that most people still don’t know how to make. Thanks to Jeff … Continue reading

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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

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Remixed Recipes: The Ancient Mariner, and friend!

You know unless your a true tropinut like myself you might not think of tiki drinks as a year round affair. Personally I scoff at the notion, but I can understand why the hum of the blender may wane as … Continue reading

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Remixed Recipes: Jungle Bird

We’re back again for another edition of Remixed Recipes. This week’s drink is one those I feel does not get enough attention especially from that certain sect of modern barmen. Amaro’s and bitter liqueurs are all the rage these days … Continue reading

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