Tag Archives: Orgeat

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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MxMo Blue: Silk and Surf

Ah bleu drinks. Don’t you love them? Two years ago no one in high end cocktails would touch them with a 10 foot pole unless it was to push them into a hazmat bin. Trends change, winds blow, and now … Continue reading

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Kahuna Cooking: Mai Tai Cookies

I may be a Grinch, but everyone loves cookies. The only nice part about this time a year is if you time visiting someone just right you can mooch a few and maybe a cocktail. In culinary school I was … Continue reading

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Dark Isle Luau: Sharknado Season

With our shadowy luau in full swing all that’s needed is some perfect weather. Now for your average person perfect weather means bright sun and a cool breeze. Monsters however greatly prefer a nice big Sharknado. Grab your chainsaws and … Continue reading

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Rated R Syrups: Orgeat

Orgeat, it’s delicious, it’s got great color, and these days it’s definitely tropical. Even though it was a cocktail ingredient well before the Tiki craze, still many people associate it with Trader Vic Bergeron. In reality orgeat appeared in American … Continue reading

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Tiki Tree Viper

Inspiration comes from odd places when your making tropical themed drinks. Historically plastic “Polynesian” drinks came from a variety of inspirations. Some romantic, some action filled, some with strange words that drunks just enjoyed trying to say. Personally I love … Continue reading

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Back to the Dark Isles: Haunted Hill

As Halloween draws near everyone on the Dark Isles cheers our great horror hero. No petrifying party is complete without a toast to Vincent Price. So raise your glasses Tikiheads to a true master of horror. If I was forced … 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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MxMo Inverted: Iat Iam

This month one of our favorite blogs Putney Farms is hosting Mixology Monday. We’ve been busy working to help open a new restaurant, but we could ignore the call of MxMo or Tiki Month. This month;s theme was inverted cocktails. … Continue reading

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