Tag Archives: Syrup

Stocking The Tiki Bar: Tools

We want you to have the best Tiki bar on your block. Since our talk from last time you have the rums you need, but now you need the gadgets. Drinks don’t just hop out of the bottle and mix … 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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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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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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Rated R Syrups: Simple Infusions

Syrups play an important role in all cocktails, however they are particularly vital in Tiki cocktails. I remember when I first started trying to create and learn about mixing drinks I was confused as to what simple syrup was. Everything … Continue reading

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Fall Flavors: Makahiki

The fall season has got to be the best of the year. The weather is cool, the holidays are more fun, and the foods of the harvest season are delicious. For the rest of the month we’re going to take … Continue reading

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