Tag Archives: Orange Bitters

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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I Survived the Cowgirl Uprising

Frozen drinks, aren’t they fun? I mean the cleanup is the pits and the prep can be a nightmare. Even so I still love a blender drink now and again. So I bring you another little challenge drink this month … Continue reading

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Tiki and Love Poison

Valentine’s day is near and much like love, Tiki can be complicated. If ever you attend the comedy that is me bartending you’ll notice I have a few cheat sheets. After all Tiki is a game of odd measurements and … Continue reading

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Dark Isles Luau: The Tepes Punch

The creeps all dance by the falls, the party’s at it’s peak. The Dark Isles most famous guest arrives heralded by his caskets creak. Dracula emerges, but on blood tonight he’ll pass. Luckily tonight for this bar man he’ll take … Continue reading

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MxMo: A Smashing Attempt

So they tell me it’s MxMo time again? Well with a theme like smashes we sadly can’t work our usual Tiki magic. Still we’ll give this the old college try for our host the Stacy Markow Blog. Smashes are by … 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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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: Sour Sips

Some Planter’s punches seem to focus more on one element than another, though they all strive for balance. When they do err towards one flavor I find it tends to be sour. Infact most Tiki formulas as we discussed last … Continue reading

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MxMo Witches Garden: The Manchu Mantis

Sometimes when you get a new job you just get busy. However I would feel like a true jerk if I didn’t make an entry to this month’s MxMo as it’s hosted by one of my favorite blogs. This month … Continue reading

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MxMo Veggie: Whats Up Doc?

It’s MxMo time again, and this one struck me as funny. However I am glad that Rowen from Fogged in Lounge brought it to us this month. Mostly I got a giggle because I was already working on a vegetable … Continue reading

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