Tag Archives: Rated R Cocktail

MxMo XCVII: My Chinatown Moll

Well if it ain’t MxMo time again! Spring always seems to pull me away from RRC. Well the trend of stirred cocktails continues, but I refuse to let it get me down. After all the amazing staff at The Collins … 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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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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Make Some Falernum

Ah Falernum, a spicy tropical sweetener that’s a must have for many of the most classic Tiki cocktails. Where to find it however? What brand should you buy? Is it a liqueur or a syrup? Fuck, I just wanted a … 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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Bluau Bash: New year’s with the USBG

Ah a new year, full bad booze fueled decisions. We’re here to help fuel those decisions for you with every click of the keyboard and clink of ice. Recently my local United States Bartending Guild chapter called upon me to … Continue reading

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MxMo Apple: Pama Nui

Wow, I miss three MxMo‘s and I’m running late to a fourth. How’s that for efficiency? Well we may not be on time but we want to throw some love toward Fred Yarm our host this December and his theme … Continue reading

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A Punch in the Kuko

Well last week may make it seem like I never get paid, which isn’t true but it rarely happens. In September however I was contacted by reps for Kinky Liqueur’s new Gold brand. Sure it may be a club brand … Continue reading

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Remember When This Was Fun?

That’s what I asked myself this Summer. Rated R Cocktails used to be a glee filled expression of my love of Tiki and hell just making drinks. At some point I lost that fun aspect. Blogging just became a job … 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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