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Hemingway Daiquiri

May 26, 2010
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Hemingway Daiquiri 2 oz White Rum .75 oz Lime Juice 1 tsp Maraschino 1 tsp Grapefruit Juice 1 tsp Sugar or .5 oz Simple Syrup Shake with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  Serve frappe. (Download) Daiquiris, Daiquiris everywhere and oh so many to drink.  These days there are more Daiquiri “variations” than […]

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Daiquiri #2

May 20, 2010
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Daiquiri #2 2 oz Gold Rum .75 oz Lime Juice 3 Dashes Curacao 1 tsp Orange Juice 1 tsp Sugar Shake with cracked ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. The Daiquiri may be THE sacred cow of rum mixology.  It is the drink that a rum connoisseur insists be made correctly without any […]

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Daiquiri

May 17, 2010
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Daiquiri 2 oz Rum .75 oz Lime Juice 1 tsp Sugar or .5 oz Simple Syrup Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. In the world of rum there are iconic drinks and then there are ICONIC drinks.  While most people may not be familiar with the Palmetto or the Twelve […]

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Queen’s Park Swizzle

April 14, 2010
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Created in Trinidad, constructed with Guyanese rum and a heavy dose of Trinidad’s most famous product, it’s awfully hard to turn down a Queen’s Park Swizzle. The drink is so refreshing and delicious that in 1946 one Trader Vic declared the Queen’s Park Swizzle to be “the most delightful form of anesthesia given out today.”

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The Ancient Mariner

March 4, 2010
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Are you tired of Tiki drinks yet?  I sure hope not because we’re still rolling with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry Week as we prepare ourselves for the arrival of Jeff’s newest book, Beachbum Berry Remixed.

Jeff, of course, is considered the man at the front of the Tiki Revival that we’re seeing today.  Beyond reviving long-lost recipes and repopularizing drinks that had fallen out of favor Jeff has also introduced a few drinks of his own, ranging from the blatantly Polynesian to the more subtle tropical drinks like the Ancient Mariner.

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Mai Tai

December 14, 2009
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Iconic rum drinks are numerous.  From the daiquiri to the mojito to the omnipresent “Rum & Coke” (or Cuba Libre if you’re going to do it properly), they’re everywhere.  In 1944 one of the most iconic rum cocktails of all, perhaps only dwarfed by the daiquiri, was introduced by Victor “Trader Vic” Bergeron.  The flagship […]

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Zombie Punch

October 29, 2009
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Don The Beachcomber has been mentioned here from time to time, but it’s rare that any of his drinks actually get covered.  Is it because I dislike Tiki?  Because I’m a Trader Vicist – a Bergeronista, if you will?  Is it because I don’t like his “mai tai” recipe?

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